Winter is always nervous time for gardeners. We never know what the Old Man is going to bring.
While we can’t control everything we can take a few steps to help get our roses through it.
Here are a few blog posts I’ve written over the years regarding getting your roses ready for the cold.
For further information:
- “Winter Rose Protection Tips From The Minnesota Rose Gardener“
- “What To Do When Winter Delays Bareroot Rose Planting“
- “Getting Your Roses Ready For Winter“
- “Polar Vortex Means A Hard Prune is in Order For Some Roses“
- “Wait Before Assuming the Cold Killed Your Rose“
- “Update on Roses Frozen to the Ground“
- “Snow is Great For Roses“
- “During Your First Freezes Be Concerned About The Wind“
- “Stop Deadheading. And We Don’t Mean Put Away The Tye Dye Shirt“
- “When Jack Frost Comes Blowing Through Your Garden“
- “Over-Wintering Roses In Containers“
- “Step One In Preventing Winter Damage To Your Roses“
- “Step Two In Preventing Winter Damage To Your Roses“
- “Tips For Stripping Winter Leaves Off Large Roses“
- “When Are My Roses Dormant Enough For Some Light Trimming?“
I would also recommend a great rose blog by my friend Jack Falker aka The Minnesota Rose Gardener. Jack has gardens in Minnesota and always has great advice on winter and roses!