Summertime…and the living is easy?

Hickey, Thomas
July 2008
American Rose;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 39 Issue 14, p12
The article offers tips on rose gardening during summer in the U.S. Roses require more water during the season since the soil dries up quickly due to the heat. A rain gauge may be used by rosarians to help determine the need for watering. Adding mulch to the rosebed is recommended to conserve the soil moisture by reducing evaporation.


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