roses

Rose pruning — building mettle for the petals

The prime weeks for pruning roses are  winding down, but there’s still time. “Generally you start right around mid-December and you can prune through January,&rd ...

Ask the Master Gardener: Thrip infestation in roses is a challenge to control

Question: My roses this year look as if they are soiled. Most of the rose petals are edged in brown, which makes the bud look dirty even before it unfolds. When the flower opens up ...

Hope, roses ever-appreciated

What a roller coaster week from one Sunday to the next. First, Vice President (Joseph)?Biden remarks on ?Meet the Press? that he supports gay marriage. On Wednesday, President O ...