How can we not mention roses for the month of July. Oderings new seasons roses have arrived. Often in Winter my interest in the garden becomes as dormant as the plants, and I curl up with a book and a nice hot cuppa, and ignore the cold weather around me.

Although this is likely the hardest time to find motivation in the garden, it is one of the most important seasons for planting, pruning, tidying, and spraying of deciduous trees, fruit trees, and roses.

If you have roses in the garden or want to plant a rose this season, then read all you need to know at