Left Hand Valley Courier - All Local, All The Time

By Carol OMeara
Colorado State University Extension, Boulder County 

Rose care

Series: Carol OMeara | Story 9


In Colorado, roses aren't plagued by too many problems, but local gardeners should be on the lookout for powdery mildew, certain insects, and other pests.

There is a point in summer when gardeners can't show fear. The growing season fills all of our spare time - we're running full tilt, harvesting, weeding, and watering; there's blooms to pick, mulch to replenish and insects to fight off. At a certain point I wonder why I always smell like plants, but it's not a bad scent and soon after washing I'm back in the plants again, getting covered in sa...

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