Gardening Articles: Flowers :: Roses
Preventing Rose Diseases (page 2 of 2)
by National Gardening Association Editors
Where you live makes a difference when it comes to rose problems. A variety that is disease resistant in one location may be disease prone in another, so choose accordingly.
Make your own powdery mildew spray by combining 3 teaspoons baking soda with 2 tablespoons highly refined summer oil and 1 gallon of water. Spray every 10 days to two weeks.
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