Barnes, Karen W.
January 2009
American Rose;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p12
The author shares her experiences in preparing for her first rose garden. The author also offers tips for beginners on bedding and pruning. She stresses the importance of choosing the right location, considering things such as sunlight, water and soil composition. She also notes that roses perform best in a well-draining, loamy, slightly acidic soil. When it comes to pruning, one just needs a good sharp pair of pruning shears, gloves and something to gather what has been cut off.


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