Fragrant and Fabulous: The Hometalker’s Guide on How to Grow Roses

When it comes to creating a gorgeous garden, roses are a firm favorite. Beautiful, fragrant, and available in an amazing array of colors, they add grace and elegance to your flowerbeds that’s unrivalled by other blooms. But they’re not always the easiest plants to grow. In fact, when it comes to incorporating them into your floral arrangements, it can be handy to have a few tips and tricks from the experts on hand. Enter our amazing Hometalkers!

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2. Can Roses Grow in Shady Spots?

Roses look and smell beautiful, but they do require certain conditions to thrive, including plenty of sunlight. That being said, even those with shady gardens don’t

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3. Is Growing Roses in Pots Possible?

There are lots of different types of rose bushes available, which makes them a good choice even for those with smaller gardens. Indeed, it’s perfectly possible to grow

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4. Does Growing Roses Indoors Work?

While roses make a beautiful addition to your garden, even those with limited outdoor space can enjoy them, thanks to the development of miniature varieties created for

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5. How Can You Grow Roses from Cuttings?

One of the simplest and most economical ways to add more roses to your garden is to use cuttings, and this Hometalker demonstrates how to grow roses from cuttings. She

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6. Is There a Simple Way to Root Rose Cuttings?

We’ve already covered how to grow roses from cuttings, but one particular aspect that people tend to struggle with is rooting. Luckily, this Hometalker has shared the

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7. Can You Explain How to Grow Roses from Seed?

Growing roses from seeds can be difficult, so it’s usually recommended that you start with cuttings or an already established bush. That being said, it can be done, as

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8. What Can I Feed Roses to Keep Them Healthy?

Roses are voracious eaters, and there’s lots you can do to help keep them healthy. As well as purpose-bought food, another popular choice is coffee grounds, as

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9. Can You Make Food for Your Roses at Home?

Roses have pretty big appetites, especially during growing season. Luckily, you don’t have to spend lots on buying food for them – instead, you can make natural

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10. How Do Epsom Salts Help Roses?

If you’re a fledgling flower enthusiast, you might have heard that some people add Epsom salts to the soil around their roses. Hometalker Luis recommends that you do too,

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11. How Long Does It Take for Roses to Grow?

Roses are typically planted in early spring, and it takes until roughly summertime for their first blooms to appear. In the case of floribunda, hybrid tea, and

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12. How Can You Get More Blooms on Your Roses?

Roses are a beautiful, bright, and showy addition to your garden, and it’s fair to say that you can never have too many blooms! If you want to optimize flowering for your

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13. Do Your Roses Need a Trellis?

While trellises are not a necessity when it comes to growing roses, larger, taller varieties will often benefit from additional support. That being said, there’s no need

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14. Are There Different Types of Trellises?

Garden trellises can be great for providing extra support for larger rose bushes, but did you know that there’s an almost endless variety to choose from? Hometalker Wet &

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15. Do Rose Bushes Need Pruning?

When it comes to growing roses, there is a lot of debate surrounding the topic of pruning. Seen by many as an art form, it should be done to remove winter damage and dead

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16. How Do You Deal with Black Spots?

One of the biggest problems with roses is that they’re prone to developing black spots. This fungal disease can prove devastating for flowers, so you need to get a handle

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17. Is There a Way to Grow Bigger Bushes?

When it comes to roses – especially those that are kept outside – most people are of the opinion that bigger is better, so you might be wondering how to grow a rose bush

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18. Should You Use Garden Markers?

While there's no rule to say that you have to use garden markers, we would recommend them if you want to keep track of the names of what you’re growing, as this makes

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