March Guide for Roses

What to do for your roses in the month of March.Purple Rose - Looking after your roses in March

Northern Hemisphere

This is when you’ll need to:

  • Pick off about half of the new shoots, to encourage new growth
  • Water your roses at least twice a week
  • Spray your rose bush every 2 weeks
  • Fertilise the soil

Southern Hemisphere

  • Water around 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.
  • 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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