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Thursday, October 7, 2010

6 Important Tips For Rose Care In Your Rose Garden

A rose garden can be a somewhat "touchy" for gardeners. Here are 6 tips about rose care you need to know.

Many people could not resist a rose's beauty and scent.
Imagine this coming from your rose garden. These flowers
are known to be a bit complicated to grow, but anyone
could start rose gardening in the comfort of her own
backyard. Good rose care will keep it beautiful.
To make sure that your most prized rose garden is in the
pink or even red of their health, simply follow these tips on
rose care dealing with most of their health dilemma:
1. Black Spots on Leaves in Your Rose Garden
This disease is commonly known as black spot. Black
spots appear as circular with fringed edges on leaves.
They cause the leaves to yellow. The solution is to remove
the infected foliage and pick up any fallen leaves around
the rose. For the rose care artificial sprays may be used to
prevent or treat this kind of rose disease.
2. Stunted or malformed young canes
Known as powdery mildew, this is a fungal disease that
covers leaves, stems and buds with wind spread white
powder. It makes the leaves to curl and turn purple. Spray
with Funginex or Benomyl to treat this fungal disease that
could ruin your rose garden.
3. Blistered underside of leaves
A disease of roses known as rust, it is characterized with
orange-red blisters that turn black in fall. In spring, it attacks
new sprouts. This disease can even survive winter. What
you can do is to collect and discard leaves that are infected
in fall. Benomyl and Funginex spraying every 7-10 days
may help.
4. Malformed or stunted leaves and flowers - not for your
rose garden
What could have caused this is the presence of spider
mites. They are tiny yellow, red or green spiders on the
underside of leaves. They also suck juices from leaves.
The application of Orthene or Isotox is good rose care and
will help in treating this infestation.
5. Weak and mottled leaves with tiny white webs under
This might be caused by aphids. They are small soft-
bodied insects that are usually brown, green or red. Often
clustered under leaves and flower buds. They suck plant
juices from tender buds. Malathion or diazinon spray may
help roses to survive these bugs.
6. Flowers that don't open or are deformed when they
The infestation in your rose garden is probably thrips. It is
characterized with slender, brown-yellow bugs with fringed
wings thriving in flower buds. They also suck juices from
flower buds. The rose care for this is to cut and discard the
infested flowers. Using Orthene and malathion may also
treat this health problem of your roses.
This valuable information regarding the diseases your
roses are prone to have will prove to be very helpful in
making your rose garden ever more inviting.

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