A cool spring allows the tulips to linger, every little narcissus, jonquil, and daffodil its day in the sun and spring blooming trees to sway in the breeze just a little longer for us to treasure. Susan Fox
With so few plants that produce beautiful blooms in the shade why would you want to plant this begonia in the sun?” Good question. If you are looking for the shade color companion look no further than tuberous begonias.
“A rose garden is a gathering place created by planting two or more rose bushes making a tapestry of nature’s color, design and fragrance a symphony of serenity to all that wander in.” Susan Fox
Peonies bloom before roses do, so for a fantastic bloom prior to pruning your roses follow these 5 simple Peony Tips for a glorious spring bloom”
In summation for any rose plant – remove all parts of the bush that are too small or weak to hold up the growth anticipated for this year and leave as much strong wood as you want, the more you leave the bigger the bush will be and the more flowers you will get. Portland Rose Society