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Customer comes up roses after bouquet ‘value’ dispute – The Crusader

Customer comes up roses after bouquet ‘value’ dispute – The Crusader

The bunch Annie Ellis sent was smaller and the blooms less perky looking than she had hoped when buying, a few months ago, from Hampshire-based onl [...]
When to prune climbing roses – the key season to prune and what to do if you've missed it

When to prune climbing roses – the key season to prune and what to do if you've missed it

Most varieties of climbing roses will respond well to a thorough winter prune, though there is one exception.According to Gardeners’ World, ramblin [...]
How to water your roses – 4 top tips to help your roses thrive

How to water your roses – 4 top tips to help your roses thrive

Roses are particularly hungry plants so tend to need a little more attention throughout their lifespan to guarantee optimum blooms and growth. The [...]
‘Best time’: Monty Don shares pruning tips for February – including roses and clematis

‘Best time’: Monty Don shares pruning tips for February – including roses and clematis

Monty Don shares monthly gardening advice on his blog, including jobs gardeners should be doing that month. For the month of February, the Gardener [...]
Roses: ‘Famous trick’ to make Valentine’s Day flowers last longer – ‘vital for preserving’

Roses: ‘Famous trick’ to make Valentine’s Day flowers last longer – ‘vital for preserving’

Traditionally, the rose is considered the flower of love, which is often why red roses are popular Valentine’s Day gifts. Online marketplace ManoMa [...]
'If it flowers before June, then prune': When to prune roses and other plants – Mark Lane

'If it flowers before June, then prune': When to prune roses and other plants – Mark Lane

There’s an old gardening saying, ‘if it flowers before June, then prune' immediately after flowering in the spring. Winter pruning, however, is ess [...]
Roses and ornamental shrubs can be 'bought for a fraction of the price' Mark Lane says

Roses and ornamental shrubs can be 'bought for a fraction of the price' Mark Lane says

Gardening: Roses can be 'bought for a fraction of the price' currently, Mark Lane says (Image: GETTY/MARK LANE DESIGNS)Between November and March t [...]
Gardening: The best time to prune roses – gets a ‘better response'

Gardening: The best time to prune roses – gets a ‘better response'

Roses are a staple of many British gardens. With more than 150 different species and thousands of hybrids, roses can be found in countless colours [...]
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