Rose Activity in Tucson This Month

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Rose Standard in a Pot
  • Photo by Marylee
  • Rose Standard in a Pot
Early February is a good time to purchase and plant miniature roses. This gives them plenty of time to get established before the summer heat. Miniature roses need holes a minimum of 12 inches wide and deep. If you are planting them in pots, I prefer planting them in pots at least 16 inches in diameter and 14-16 inches tall. Be sure to have good drainage. In the summer, roses just like humans would prefer some afternoon shade.

For more information on potted gardens in the desert, visit The Contained Gardener. Have a question? Email Marylee for a quick response!

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