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Rose Care Calendar

Easy month-by-month care for an abundance of roses.

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January

  • Prune roses back reducing overall plant size 50%
  • Apply a 1-inch layer of Dr. Earth Mother Land All Purpose Planting Mix

February

  • Fertilize with Dr. Earth Rose & Flower Food.
  • Apply Bonide Rose Rx 3-In-1 Spray at the first sign of aphids or powdery mildew.
  • Apply Green Light Amaze to prevent annual weeds.

March

  • Scatter Monterey's Sluggo before it rains to protect newly emerging flower buds.
  • Apply Bonide Rose Rx 3-IN-1 Spray as needed.

April

  • Feed with Dr. Earth Rose & Flower Food.
  • Apply Bonide Rose Rx 3-IN-1 Spray.
  • Remove old flowers.

May

  • Apply Bonide Rose Rx 3-IN-1 Spray.
  • Remove old flowers.
  • Apply Green Light Amaze to prevent annual weeds.

June

  • Feed with Dr. Earth Rose & Flower Food.
  • Apply Bonide Rose Rx 3-IN-1 Spray as needed.
  • Remove old flowers.

July

  • Remove old flowers.

August

  • Feed with Dr. Earth Rose & Flower Food.
  • Prune back all roses by one half to prepare them for fall.
  • Apply Green Light Amaze to prevent annual weeds.

September

  • Continue applying Bonide Rose Rx 3-IN-1 Spray.
  • Remove old flowers.

October

  • Feed with Dr. Earth Rose & Flower Food.
  • Continue applying Bonide Rose Rx 3-IN-1 Spray.
  • Remove old flowers.

November

  • Remove old flowers.

December

  • Relax and enjoy the holidays!

Your Tools to Success

dr earth planting mix

Dr. Earth Motherland® All Purpose Planting Mix

Mother Land® All Purpose Planting Mix is the perfect soil to promote plant health and vigor in all outdoor planting applications. Perfect mix for outdoor containers, use as an amendment for planting trees, shrubs, bare-root, flowers & vegetables.

Available in: 1.5 cuft

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Dr. Earth Total Advantage® Rose and Flower Fertilizer

Dr. Earth® Total Advantage® Rose & Flower Fertilizer is formulated to feed flowering plants naturally to promote bigger and more abundant blooms. Dr. Earth® Total Advantage® Rose & Flower Fertilizer is great for all roses, flowers, flowering trees, shrubs as well as annuals & perennials.

Available in: 4lb, 12lb & 25lb

bonide rose rx

Bonide® Rose Rx 3-in-1 Spray

BONIDE Rose Rx (3-in-1), insecticide, fungicide, miticide for organic gardening. Controls plant disease, mites and all stages of insect life cycles. Use on roses, flowers and more.
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Available in: 32oz Ready-to-Use & 16oz Concentrate
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Bonide® Neem Oil

An alternative option to our Bonide Rose RX 3-in-1 Spray. Treat your roses to prevent powdery mildew and fungus.
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Available in: 32oz Ready-to-Use & 16oz Concentrate

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Green Light Amaze Grass & Weed

Green Light Amaze Grass and Weed Preventer 2 is a selective pre-emergent herbicide for season-long control of listed annual grasses and broadleaf weeds. Easy-to-apply granule is available in a in 10 lb. bag. Can be applied over the top of foliage.
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Available in: 10lb
sluggo

Monterey Sluggo Omri

Monterey Sluggo is OMRI Listed for organic gardening used to kill snails and slugs. Can be used around pets and wildlife.
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Available in: 2.5lb & 5lb
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Corona 1" Bypass Pruner Aluminum Handle

The Corona Bypass Pruner is designed to hold a precision edge and heat-treated blade for durability and a long service life. The high carbon blade can be resharpened for continued clean cutting. The pruner is lightweight and well balanced to reduce hand fatigue during extended use

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Boss® Guardian Angel Extended Sleeve Gloves

Boss Guardian Angel Extended Sleeve Garden Gloves feature padded, synthetic leather palms that provide durable wear and protection from sharp thorns. The extra-long cuff protects forearms while the stretchable back provides comfort and fit.

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