Roses

5 Favorite Roses For Your Garden

5 Favorite Roses for Your Garden

Double Delight Rose

Are you thinking about planting a rose garden this spring?

Finally the weather is starting to warm up around the country, and by warm up I mean the temperatures are above freezing. In between shoveling your driveway and pushing your neighbor’s car out of the snow, you may already be dreaming of spring. Don’t be embarrassed. We are dreaming of spring, too.

Every garden would be enhanced by having roses growing in it. Today, we would like to share our top 5 favorite roses and why they make our top 5 list. So take a minute and dream with us about what your spring rose garden will look like.

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The 2013 All America Rose Selection Winner – Francis Meilland Rose

Francis Meilland Rose

Francis Meilland Rose – photo used with permission by www.WitherspoonRose.com

Do you have a favorite rose?

Do you know how many years has All America Rose Selection (AARS) been picking the best rose of the year?

With the New Year’s Day approaching, we wanted to share with you the All America Rose Selections rose of the year for 2013. For the past 23 years, All America Rose Selection or AARS have been using strict standards to pick the best rose of the year.

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5 Easy to Grow Roses for Every Beginner Gardener

Red Knock Out Rose

Red Knock Out Rose

Would you love to have a rose garden?

Today, we are continuing our series called Beginner Gardening Challenge. This series offers tips and tricks to turn anyone thumb a little greener. That way, if you’ve never gardened before or have had difficulty with gardening, Wednesdays post are for you.

Roses are one if not the top selling flower. Wouldn’t it be amazing to walk out to your rose garden, pick a few and bring them to set on your kitchen table?

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4 Fragrant Roses You Will Love

Double Delight Rose

Are you looking enhance your rose garden?

One of the best parts of having a garden, especially a rose garden, is the fragrance that roses give out. Here at Rootwell, we love roses. Last summer, we dedicated a whole day each week to roses on our blog, called Rose Fridays.

This Friday, we are again sharing about roses. The following are 4 of our favorite fragrant roses.

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Tips and Tricks for Caring For Roses

Rose care

Are you looking for tips on how to care for your roses?

Welcome back to Rose Friday. Rose Friday is our weekly series where we discuss how to care for roses. Last week, we talked about the history behind the rose in The History of Roses.

Today, we will conclude Rose Friday series. We are finishing up with a few tips and tricks that we have learned throughout our series. Whether you are looking for the history behind the rose, what a yellow rose means or what the best type of rose is, we have covered it during our Rose Friday article series.

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The History Of Roses

Rose history

When was the first rose given?

Have roses always been so romantic?

Welcome back to Rose Friday. Rose Friday is our weekly series where we discuss tips and how to care for roses. Last week, we talked about The Meaning Behind Rose Colors.

The Rose – A History

Have you ever wondered when the first rose was given or if a rose has always been able to apologize for someone? Thousands of years ago, were people comforted after losing a loved one by a rose? Today, the rose is a powerful expression of love and can be the crown jewel in a garden. Did roses always captivate us?

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The Meaning Behind Rose Colors

Rose color meaningHave you ever been sent roses and have been unsure of the meaning behind it?

Are you looking to send that special someone a rose, but do know what color to choose?

Welcome back to Rose Friday. Rose Friday is our weekly series where we discuss tips and how to care for roses. Last week, we talked about 4 Tips to Protecting Your Roses Against Winter.

Ladies, have you ever been sent yellow roses and wondered what your admirer was trying to say? Gentlemen, have you wanted to communicate through a rose?

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How to Organically Fertilize Your Rose Garden

Organically Fertilize Rose GardenWelcome back to Rose Friday. Rose Friday is our weekly series where we discuss tips and how to care for roses. Last week, we talked about The 7 Different Types of Roses.

Would you like to fertilize your roses organically?

Are you wondering what the best fertilizer for your roses?

Once upon a time, fertilizer was known as one thing to gardeners and rose gardeners in particular, well-rotted cow manure. They would bring the manure in by the load, thickly spread it over their rose beds and knew they would have impressive results.

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The 7 Different Types of Roses

7 Different Types of RosesWelcome back to Rose Friday. Rose Friday is our weekly series where we discuss tips and how to care for roses. Last week, we talked about What is the Best Rose?

Did you know there are 7 different types of Roses?

The roses that are most commonly known are the hybrid tea roses. However, there are other types of roses some that can reach 45 feet when tied to fences or supported by buildings and some that smell of honey. According to the All America Rose Selection, there are 7 types of roses and additional roses falling into those types. On this Rose Friday, we are going to take a look at the 7 different types of roses.

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