Category Archives: July Gardening

More roses the beetles missed

Three of those sweet little blooms are Granada–one of my favorites–and the other, right-most in the vase, is Day Breaker. What’s the difference? Granada’s blooms are more vivid in color and finer, and often have a fragrance.

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Mid-summer Rose Care

Between Japanese beetles and blackspot, it is not a beautiful time in the rose garden. When I realized that I had lost my battle with blackspot, I started alternating the fungicides I spray, and  spraying a little more frequently.  The … Continue reading

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