Get your climbers looking good, and your garden off to a good spring start. August is the month to trim and train climbing roses. It is an effort to do this well, but what a reward, as these two climbers demonstrate. Only two climbers completely transform this small home, smothering the front window with blooms. […]
What do you expect from your roses? Do you want large, perfect blooms for picking or do you prefer masses of blooms that provide a show? Do you enjoy pampering your roses, or should they just look after themselves? Every gardener is different and wants different things, which means there is no right or wrong […]
Moving roses? This is the month to do it! Garden plants always seem to find themselves in the wrong place, and roses are no exception. Not only do gardens change as they grow, we also like to change them and that usually has a ripple effect throughout the garden. This is the month to make […]
Knock Out® roses are a sure win in any garden. This plant flowers continuously, producing beautiful medium pink flowers from spring to autumn. They are known as being self-cleaning which means they require little to no effort when it comes to deadheading and pruning. These roses show a truly helpful resilience towards black spot, a […]
For many years we have had the ‘Madiba’, rose but now it is official: South Africa has a ‘Nelson Mandela’ rose, which is a fiery orange-red, produced in abundance on a vigorous, healthy bush. The rose itself, like the man after whom it is named, grows strongly, is tall (reaching head height), and matures into […]
Your rose garden By Ludwig Taschner Keep going through winter How to keep up the flower power Now that our winters are milder, it’s possible for roses to flower all the way into July. While enjoying the autumn rose flush of March and April, keep up the care with extra feeding and encouraging new basal […]
Brilliant Pink Iceberg flowers abundantly, producing half-double blooms in surprisingly vivid tones of dark pink to white. The flowers have a subtle, honey-like fragrance.
Burgundy Iceberg is a beautiful, eye-catching rose worth planting en masse.