Drift® Groundcover Roses

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Planting Drift® Roses

Follow these simple steps to plant your Drift® rose Step 1: Decide Where to Plant Your rose bush will need at least 6 hours of sun each day, so choose a sunny spot to plant. Step 2: Dig Hole Dig a hole that is about twice as wide and as deep as the container. Work the soil at the bottom of the hole...

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Roses for Small Gardens

Is there anything more extravagant than a big, lush rose garden? If only we all had the room to plant one! But fear not, rose lovers – you can still have roses in a small garden (or even in NO garden …but more on that later.) For starters, be realistic about the size and quality of your space...

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Gardening for Curb Appeal

If you’re thinking of selling your home, chances are you’re already aware of the importance of curb appeal. A house that appears well-maintained and updated from the outside can lead to more showings, and possibly a higher selling price. Now that you’ve power washed your home’s exterior, repaired...

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A Garden Celebration

By Allison Hess On September 10, 2014 a very special event took place at Star® Roses and Plants – the unveiling of a project that has been over a year in the making. Earlier in 2013, artists Greg and Tiana Leavitt were commissioned by Steve Hutton, President and CEO of Star® Roses and Plants, to...

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The 411 on Drift® Roses

Certified Landscaper, James Wilhite stopped by KETK NBC News to chat with Bob Brackeen and Jen Jacobson about -- you guessed it -- Drift® Roses . Many novice gardeners still operate under the belief that roses are high-maintenance and need frequent sprays and trimming to really thrive in their...

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Pruning Drift® Roses

Follow these simple steps to prune your Drift® rose Step 1: When do I prune my rose bush? Prune your rose bush in early spring, never in the fall and never in the winter. Check your rose bush from time to time as spring moves along and when you start to see new shoots growing from the canes on your...

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Catching Our Drift at the IGC Show

Drifts of Drift® Roses —that’s what we brought to the Independent Garden Center (IGC) Show in Chicago this week! We talked about Drift® Roses, showed off our Drift® Roses, and worked hard to make sure show attendees were able to “catch our Drift.” (Sorry, we just couldn’t stop ourselves.) Our...

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Another Visit to Moss Mountain

Another Visit to Moss Mountain

Recently, we once again made the journey to Arkansas to visit P. Allen Smith’s beautiful Moss Mountain Farm for the 2013 Garden2Blog event. This time we brought Jacques Ferare , our VP of Product Development. A rose expert and true plantsman, I was excited to show him Allen’s amazing gardens,...

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What's the Most Useful Thing Dad Ever Taught You? Share His Best Advice for a Chance to Win Everyday Roses

We all know dads are great teachers. So in honor of Fathers Day, we'd like to know: What is the best skill, advice, or tip your dad ever taught you? Maybe it was teaching you to drive, or how to find the perfect hot spot on the grill. Maybe it was just the right way to cut the grass, or prune your...

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Mom Always Said … Share Mom’s Best Advice for a Chance to Win Everyday Roses

In honor of Mothers Day, we’d like to know: What is the best advice your mom ever gave you? Share her words of wisdom in a comment below. We will pick our favorites to win a copy of Everyday Roses , the new book by Paul Zimmerman that tells you everything you need to know about roses – with some...

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