A Year in the Rose Garden – Fall

A Brief Overview of Rose Care for the Fall

September

Continue spray program.
Apply liquid fertilizer if you are exhibiting in fall rose shows.
Be sure roses are well watered.
Check your roses daily if exhibiting.
Order rose catalogs.
Order new roses.

October

Continue spray program.
Monitor moisture of soil.
Keep garden clean and free of debris.
Prepare soil for new rose beds.

November

Roses require less water as they go dormant but be sure the soil is still moist.
Continue spray program until you have freezing temperatures.
Prepare roses for winter protection.
Clean up beds.
!!! Do a soil test !!!