Plant a Rose and Perennial Garden
Create a contemporary display using disease-resistant roses and pretty perennials for a modern mix of flowers and foliage.
- Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
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Firm in Soil
Backfill around the root ball with excavated soil. Firm the soil to remove air pockets with your hands. Water the rose well, then apply a 2-inch layer of well-composted organic matter, making sure that it doesn't touch the stems. Water the rose regularly during its first year and apply a rose fertilizer each spring.
Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
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