Our rose gardening advice and rose gardening tips offered on this page is a quick and easy reference for all year round rose gardening.
The calendar that follows outlines routine tasks for caring for rose bushes all year long, to improve their longevity and health.
You may have to adjust it a bit according to your specific temperature zone.
The spring equinox (first day of spring) is 21 March for the Northern Hemisphere and 23 September for the Southern Hemisphere
The activities listed below will take you roughly through the 3 months of spring, although in some areas it may feel as if summer is upon you within a month or two!
The summer solstice is on 21 June in the Northern Hemisphere and on 21 December in the Southern Hemisphere.
Your rose garden will now be rewarding you with the most glorious blooms!
Just a quick note about the rose gardening advice for the various seasons: Mother Nature often springs a surprise (pun intended) on us, so this calendar must be seen as a general guideline only. If you keep notes for a year or two, you'll establish very quickly what works best for you in your own rose garden.
The autumnal equinox marks the first day of autumn and is on 22 September in the Northern Hemisphere and on 21 March in the Southern Hemisphere.
Winter solstice is on 21 December in the Northern Hemisphere and on 21 June in the Southern Hemisphere
Following this rose gardening advice calendar, with minor modifications to adjust to your climate, should keep your roses in great shape. Roses do require regular maintenance, but staying on top of the schedule can keep your roses blooming all season long.
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