Book Review: Hardy Roses

Growing roses in New Brunswick, Canada, nursery owner Bob Osborne knows a thing or two about cold-climate gardening. He’s recently released the third edition of his book, Hardy Roses: The Essential Guide for High Latitudes and Altitudes¬†(Firefly Books, 2020). This is a great book for those new to rose growing or someone who has grown…

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How to Grow Roses

Morden Blush shrub rose at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. There have been volumes written on how to grow roses, but for most home gardeners the rules are pretty simple: Choose the right plants for your soil and climate; keep them watered and fed adequately; give them enough air circulation and pruning to stay healthy; watch for…

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