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Yard and Garden: Caring for Roses

March 27, 2014, 12:55 pm | Richard Jauron, Willy Klein

Modern roses, such as hybrid teas, grandifloras and floribundas, are attractive additions to the home landscape. While roses are beautiful, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists say they do require good care.


Yard and Garden: Winter Protection of Roses

October 20, 2011, 1:50 pm | Richard Jauron, Willy Klein

We enjoy the blooms and fragrances of many types of roses during the summer. But some varieties of roses are not reliably winter hardy in Iowa. Iowa State University Extension horticulturists offer tips to protect roses and increase their chances of surviving Iowa's harsh winter weather.