January Guide for Roses

Caring for your roses in JanuaryWhat to do for your roses in the month of January.

Northern Hemisphere

Being the middle of winter (practically), this is the time for you to:

  • prune your roses, cutting them right back
  • Water your roses once a week
  • add compost to your roses beds and churn the soil for increased aeration
  • transplant your roses if necessary
  • Spray your rose bush after pruning

Southern Hemisphere

  • Water AT LEAST 3 times a week. More if it’s really hot where you are
  • As mentioned in “4 tips for caring for Roses“, prune your roses, cutting back the flowers once they’ve bloomed
  • Also mentioned in the above post, spray your roses every 1-2 weeks
  • And, fertilise your roses at the beginning of the month, watering them thoroughly afterwards

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