There are many reasons why people plant roses, but for those who have never planted one before, it might seem scary.

However, Almost anybody can become a good rose if they know how to properly plant and care for their plants.

For growing roses choose a location that gets at least six hours of sunlight a day.

Soil with good drainage and fertility is also necessary for roses.

Learn How to care for Roses (Successfully)

During the growth season, which begins in the spring roses need at least an inch (2.5 cm) of water every week.

Roses should also be fertilized in the spring, carefully following the directions on the package.

Mulching your rose shrub help to retain moisture and provide some protection from the cold.

Pruning your roses can help them bloom more often and maintain them in good shape.

Learn How to Grow and Care for Roses