Preparing for A Long Winter's Night

Julien, Don
October 2007
American Rose;Oct/Nov2007, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p12
The article discusses the ways how the rosarians will prepare for the winter. First, identify the varieties that could survive the cold winters and those that could not. Second, remove the bushes that do not have an established root system. Third, move the tender roses. Fourth, bury the tender bushes in containers to protect the roots. Last, to put mound of mulch to protect the crown and canes. Also, one must keep his tools with great care to avoid gunk, dehydration and rust during the winter.


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