Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Tropical South

October, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden



The summer has been unusually good for roses. I have had more blooms than normal. Most of my roses are grafted on Fortuniana rootstock, which is the preferred choice here for vigor and nematode resistance. However the vigorous growth that this rootstock...
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Shows & Events

Tropical Rose Show and Sale Plan now for this rose show and sale on February 7 and 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at...


Growing Beautiful Roses in the Tropics Latimer Farr's book, The Southern Queen, A Guide to Growing Beautiful Roses in the Tropics...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prune Roses
  • Keep Soil Moist, Foliage Dry
  • Locating a New Rose Garden
  • Control Pests on Roses
  • Keep Cutting Roses

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