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Roses Fall Into Winter

Fall produces beautiful rose blooms. Preparing the rose garden for winter is easy as the temperatures through much of the country begin to cool. Several methods to winterize your roses are available depending on the area in which you live. This list give you the basic do-it-yourself steps to winterize your rose garden and links to the professionals that winterize gardens in the coldest climates like Minnesota if you prefer to completely tip or cover your roses.**

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1. Dead-head your roses for the last time this growing season. Allow rose hips* to form signaling its time for the pl...

1. Dead-head your roses for the last time this growing season. Allow rose hips* to form signaling its time for the pl...

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Remove debris, remember that black spot ‘over-winters’ and you will battle it next spring if not removed.

Remove debris, remember that black spot ‘over-winters’ and you will battle it next spring if not removed.

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Fertilize for the last time for the 2016 season, I add 2 cups of Mills Magic Rose Food at the base of the plant

Fertilize for the last time for the 2016 season, I add 2 cups of Mills Magic Rose Food at the base of the plant

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Apply a layer of Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss.

Apply a layer of Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss.

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Order, buy, spread hard wood mulch* as your winter cover; I’m using the William Radler winterizing method.

Order, buy, spread hard wood mulch* as your winter cover; I’m using the William Radler winterizing method.

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Prune the bush like a vase, I removed weak inside canes.

Prune the bush like a vase, I removed weak inside canes.

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Each Rose bush will be covered for winter with hardwood mulch about 4-6 inches.

Each Rose bush will be covered for winter with hardwood mulch about 4-6 inches.

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Inventory your garden rate your rose bushes: keepers, maybe, replace.

Inventory your garden rate your rose bushes: keepers, maybe, replace.

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Order Name Plates If you show roses its essential that you correctly identify your rose or you can be dis-qualified f...

Order Name Plates If you show roses its essential that you correctly identify your rose or you can be dis-qualified f...

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  • Author of Four Seasons of Roses, Susan Fox is a consulting rosarian that speaks, grows, photographs, and shows roses and gardens. Company founder of Gaga’s Garden®, she was recently awarded the American Rose Society's (ARS) Presidential Citation "for Promoting the Rose and Rose Education Via Social Media." At her heart is a commitment to generating educational, entertaining content that profiles specific products, personalities, places and events that engage the larger audience through targeted social media campaigns. This and other acknowledgments in the gardening community has firmly established Susan as one of the most highly regarded rosarians and gardeners in the industry with a special talent for promoting garden related products, people or events via social media and content marketing. The Website at www.gagasgarden.com features a sample of Gaga's Garden® content and story telling graphics that keep readers coming back for more! Her breath-taking photo of Julia Child, a floribunda rose was selected for the ARS 2014 Calendar, July. Susan is an ARS National Trophy winner holding numerous local rose society awards.

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