Selecting the Right Roses for Your Garden

 


Article by: Ron King

The selection of roses , Garden Etiquette - How To Act When In Another's Garden you can grow , Timely Tips for Getting Your Garden Ready for Winter in your home , The Perfect Fern for Shady Gardens garden is enormous. With so many to choose from, finding just the right ones may seem more like work than play. To make this process easier, here are a few important factors to help you narrow down your field of choices.

Color

How will the color , Flowers and Butterflies, the Perfect Combination! of your roses , Fish Health in Hot Summer Heat affect your garden? For color , Basics of Pruning Roses ideas, look at rose , Chives - Allium Schoenoprasum catalogs, at nurseries, and at your neighbors' gardens. , Etiquette - How To Act When In Another's Garden

You should consider the colors , Your Garden - Start With The Basics of nearby plants , Garden Benches - What They Are and flowers , How to Make a Weed Dabber that will be sharing the garden. , Benches - What They Are Will the assortment of colors , Gardening With Climbing Roses look good together, or will they clash? For some gardeners, color , Tool Sheds is a priority; for others, it's no big deal.

Climate

Choosing the right roses , Avoid Common Gardening Errors for your particular climate , Gardening Soil zone is essential. In order for roses , Spring is Around the Corner - How is Your Garden? to grow healthy , Snakes - They're Not as Slithery as Some People I Know! and bloom generously, they must be able to adjust to your climate. , Snow Blowers

If your climate , Snow Blowers is too hot , Chives - Allium Schoenoprasum or too cold, , Composting and Composters: A Basic Introduction or has the wrong amount of humidity, it could weaken your roses , Your Garden - Start With The Basics and make them vulnerable to pests , Abatement Failure and Aborting Protocols and diseases. , 5 Most Popular Flowers for Your Garden

Size

The size of the roses , Bare Root s, What To Look For When Buying you choose is also very important. Consider the height of the rose , Gardening Tips for Early - Mid July at full growth. If the rose , Gardening Tips for Early - Mid July grows 15 feet tall, will it look unattractive in your garden? Remember, roses , Home and Garden Decor Needs vary in size. While some roses , Build a Rain Garden may grow , Orchid Care up to 8 feet, others can grow , Gardening With Climbing Roses as high as 20 feet.

Measure the area of your garden , Etiquette - How To Act When In Another's Garden prior to choosing your roses. , Organic Solutions For Pest Control Compare your width and height measurements with roses , Composting and Composters: A Basic Introduction you'd like to purchase. Your roses , Abatement Failure and Aborting Protocols will need plenty of space to grow , Composting and Composters: A Basic Introduction as well as room , Gardening Tips for Early - Mid July for exposure to the air. , Chives - Allium Schoenoprasum

If you have only a small amount of space to dedicate to roses, , Flower Garden in Urban Environment you may want to grow , Beauty With Indigenous Species miniature roses. , Gardening Tips for Early - Mid July These roses , Home and Garden Decor Needs do not take up much space and they are easy to plant , Tool Sheds and care for.

Maintenance

How much time will you be able to spend maintaining your roses? Are you one of those people who lives to be in the garden, , Delights For Midsummer or are you more of a low-maintenance gardener?

There are several types of roses , Spring is Around the Corner - How is Your Garden? which are very high-maintenance. Although they'll be dazzling in your garden, , Orchid Care they'll require a lot of your time. The classification known as "Modern Roses" are very stunning, long blooming, and highly fragrant; however, they are very high maintenance and are prone to disease. , Basic Chainsaw Maintenance

The rose , Build a Rain Garden classification known as "Old Garden , Snow Blowers Roses", on the other hand, have been bred to be very disease-resistant and require less maintenance. "Old Garden , An Introduction to Bonsai Maple Trees Roses" bloom for several months at a time, and have a strong and beautiful , Bare Root Roses, What To Look For When Buying scent. The bad news is that people with strong allergies to fragrances will have a terrible time around them. If that could be a problem for you, then consider any of the variety known as "shrub roses". They are also disease-resistant and long blooming, but produce a mild scent.

If you're new to gardening , Wind Chimes Soothe The Soul and want to try your hand at growing roses, , Garden Delights For Midsummer landscape , Fish Health in Hot Summer Heat roses may be your best option. These roses , 5 Most Popular Flowers for Your Garden are easy to care for and disease-resistant. They'll look gorgeous just about anywhere. If your garden , Rock s - A Different Kind of Garden has trellises, you can add several climbing roses , Caring For Tropical And Exotic Flowers as well. Although climbing roses , Fish Health in Hot Summer Heat look very similar to landscape , A Rather Shady Affair roses, climbing roses , Patio Furniture - Coordinating Cushions, Chairs, And Canopies have been trained to grow , Avoid Common Gardening Errors upward like vines. They add a beautiful , Beauty With Indigenous Species touch to any home. , Flower Garden in Urban Environment

Whatever variety you choose, roses , Halfway Through Summer - Are We Having Fun Yet will be a wonderful addition to your home. , Bare Root Roses, What To Look For When Buying
Visit Ron's website Grow-Roses-Now to learn more about this popular gardening , Flowers and Butterflies, the Perfect Combination! activity.

Copyright 2005 Ron King. This article may be reprinted as long as the resource box is left intact and all links are hyperlinked.

Ron King is a full-time researcher, writer, and web , Avoid Common Gardening Errors developer.

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