WORKSHOP: General Rose Care and Tips
Consulting Rosarian Barbara Ellis of the Redwood Empire Rose Society will cover general rose care in this class. The Good and the Basic: Where and how to plant, sun exposure (too little vs too much), watering amounts and frequency, fertilizer or compost, light pruning. Signs of healthy rose? Average life span of roses. The Bad and How to Deal: Weeds, Pests – bugs and rodents, common rose afflictions in Northern California like black spot, rust, mold. What to look for – signs of damage, or how can you tell when a rose is dead? General Prevention and Treatments will also be discussed. Bring a notebook and your questions!