Master Gardener Jan Petrzelka joins hosts Norma Martinez & Denise Rodriguez for a talk about roses. Grandiflora...Floribunda...Hybrid Teas...we'll give you a crash course on these types of roses. Plus, Jan will help dispel the myth that roses require a lot of maintenance. Our climate is ideal for growing roses.
Learn more about Earthkind at http://www.earthkind.com/; a helpful document on roses is available at http://txmg.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/elpaso/files/2010/08/Roses-For-The-Desert.pdf; and download this rose pruning document http://elp.tamu.edu/files/2010/10/Rose-Pruning-Handout-Feb-2010.pdf.
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And, don't forget about the Rose Pruning Demonstration open to the public on Jan. 30, 10am-2pm, at the Municipal Rose Garden near Memorial Park. Bring your bypass pruners, sturdy clothes, and thick gardening gloves for hands-on practice!
Aired Jan. 23, 2016