Spring Down Under & my roses are blooming

We are heading into lovely warm weather here and my roses are blooming! When we moved into this house in May, every rose bush was diseased with black spot, pale leaves and deformed buds crawling with aphids. I cut them all back hard and they have rewarded me with beautiful glossy, dark green leaves and loads of scented blooms.

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  • Mary Sullivan
    on Jul 17, 2013

    So... random thought here - it occurs to me that I can avoid this Michigan winter thing if I were to scoot down to Australia for half the year. When you cut your roses down hard, how many weeks was it before they grew and bloomed again? They are GORGEOUS!!!!!!

  • Kate
    on Aug 30, 2016


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