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Quick Guide for Climbing Roses

Quick Guide for Climbing Roses with Sensible Gardening

Climbing roses make a beautiful addition to any garden. Nothing looks quite as lovely as a beautiful rose climbing over a trellis, pergola, fence or arbor. Climbing roses are dense enough to create privacy, shade or to hide unsightly areas but to be effective they must be healthy and produce lots of flowers. Too often climbing roses are left to…

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6 Steps to Healthy Roses

Six Steps to Healthy Roses with Sensible Gardening and Living

Anyone can have beautiful, healthy roses by following a few basic care steps. Roses are not carefree plants, but by following a few simple rules you can have lush, healthy roses.   STEP 1 / FERTILIZE Fertilizing is really so simple but does so much: roses will reach their full size roses will produce more flowers plants will stay healthy plants will…

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A Rose is a Rose is a Rose?

Pink rose at Sensible Gardening and Living

Not exactly. Roses are very useful in the garden because there are so many different types of roses, each having their own characteristics. You have roses that climb, large and small shrubs and ground covers. Roses fall into a few main categories which I list below with a general description of their traits. There is much more to learn about…

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