Roses are such a popular plant in the home garden, with their beautiful blooms and fragrance, but do you know what to look for when buying bare root roses to plant in the garden?
Gardeners will happily buy bare-root roses to take pride of place in their garden. They painstakingly prepare the soil, plant and water their newly purchased bareroot roses and are then aghast when nothing happens at the start of the growing season. Not one leaf bud shoots out from the branches. They usually put it down to their lack of skill in the gardening department but more often than not, they have bought a bareroot rose bush whose roots have dried out and created a dead rose bush. So they have basically planted a rose bush that was dead to start with. Read more »