DIG - Roses: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Because of our perfect climate for roses, the Valley is the largest exporter of rose bushes in the world. There’s no wonder that local gardeners love growing roses. Master Gardener and Rosarian Helen Baird will demonstrate the simple care of roses, the insects and diseases that are a common problem for home rose gardens.
1. How to water roses correctly
2. Manage the most common insects and diseases
3. When and how to prune roses
4. When and how to fertilize roses
Instructor: Master Gardener Helen Baird Helen is a horticulture, arrangement and photography judge for the American Rose Society. She is a Master Consulting Rosarian for the Society and teaches horticulture practices for students who are training to become Consulting Rosarians. Helen also teaches rose arrangement classes in Arizona and California for the American Rose Society. At home, she nurtures about 175 rose bushes.