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Amy is not afraid to get her hands dirty. As a self-taught gardener, she takes on her fair share of landscaping projects, picking up a ton of knowledge as she goes. If you have a plant care or landscaping question you’ve been too afraid to ask, you’re in the right place!


When is the best time to transplant Campfire Rose bushes?

When is the best time to transplant Campfire Rose bushes?
I'm so glad you've decided to add roses to your garden!

Is Campfire Rose grown on it's own root?

Is Campfire Rose grown on it's own root?
Yes!

I would like to make an island of plants at the entrance of my driveway - what should I plant?

I would like to make an island of plants at the entrance of my driveway - what should I plant?
This sounds like a really nice garden to welcome guests!

What kind of fertilizer should I use for Polar Joy?

What kind of fertilizer should I use for Polar Joy?
Such a beautiful rose, I hope you enjoy it!

Is Campfire Rose on it's own root?

Is Campfire Rose on it's own root?
That’s a great question and especially important with roses in colder areas!

Do I need to deadhead campfire rose?

Do I need to deadhead campfire rose?
I'm glad you asked.

How should I get my roses ready for the winter?

How should I get my roses ready for the winter?
Preparing for the winter is key for survival.

Care instructions for mini roses only mention spring care. What should I do in the fall?

Enjoy the flowers while they last!

How do I prepare my Above and Beyond Rose for winter?

How do I prepare my Above and Beyond Rose for winter?
I suppose it is time to start prepping for the colder months!

What should I do to get my Campfire Roses ready for winter?

What should I do to get my Campfire Roses ready for winter?
That is a great question, and I'm glad you asked!

Will Polar Joy survive the harsh Minnesota winters?

Will Polar Joy survive the harsh Minnesota winters?
We have found that Polar Joy is extremely cold hardy and will survive zone 4 winters without tipping and burying.

The Above and Beyond Rose is covered in blooms. Should I deadhead the earlier blooms or let it be?

The Above and Beyond Rose is covered in blooms. Should I deadhead the earlier blooms or let it be?
It won’t hurt to let it go and let the old flowers and petals just fall off.

When deadheading roses, should the stem be cut at the old bud or the next leaf?

Good question! You could deadhead at either part, depending on your preference.

Will Above and Beyond do well in part shade?

Will Above and Beyond do well in part shade?
Definitely, it will be best in full sun. In the spot you have in mind, it probably won’t have as many flowers.

Will the Campfire Rose spread beyond the border where I plant it?

Will the Campfire Rose spread beyond the border where I plant it?
You are in luck! Campfire Rose is a shrub rose and doesn’t spread.

How do I keep my roses healthy & insect free?

How do I keep my roses healthy & insect free?
Did you know insects are less likely to go after healthy plants?

What can I dress up my fence?

There are some great plant options to beautify your fence, and provide privacy.

What can I do if I want the beauty of roses without the thorns?

What can I do if I want the beauty of roses without the thorns?
Looking for the beauty without the pain? First Editions has options for you!

Do you know of any roses with fragrance?

Do you know of any roses with fragrance?
Looking for both fragrant and beautiful flowers? Try Easy Elegance.

How do I use fertilizer in my garden?

What’s the old saying? Spring forward, fall back? The same applies here.

How do I prune my rose bush?

How do I prune my rose bush?
Ready to play in the garden? Me too!

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