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With roses and plants as breakthrough as ours, they’re bound to make headlines.  Here you’ll find a collection of articles, stories and blurbs about Star® Roses and Plants products, care tips and events.

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Shirley Bovshow Plants Bare Root Roses

January and February are prime time for bare root roses and a period when you can find the largest selection of rose varieties in garden centers, online and save 30-60% in price. You can plant bare root roses in mild winter areas and anywhere the soil is not frozen.

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Combinations make Knock Out® Roses pop

It has been a little over a decade since the Knock Out® rose made its debut and it has certainly lived up to its name. Some will say it is over-planted, some now say it is boring, and others will be the first to say, “Hey, I saw a leaf with blackspot” or some other issue. The truth is, Knock Out®...

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How to Prune Knock Out® Roses

Almost everyone has at least one Knock Out® rose growing in his or her garden. Knock Out® roses are one of the most popular roses of all time and they have completely changed the ideas of growing roses, especially these great shrub roses. Although Knock Out® roses still are bothered by some bugs,...

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A Rose A Day: White Out™

Another wonderful ever-blooming addition to my rose garden is White Out™ from the great folks at Star® Roses and Plants who say, “this is the best white shrub rose we have introduced since Sea Foam over 45 years ago.” Full Article

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A Rose A Day: Drift® Roses

Today you are going to see 3 of my favorite roses – Peach Drift®, Coral Drift® and Apricot Drift®. As with all the roses in the Drift ® collection, these roses are amazingly disease resistant and small enough to fit into most any garden whether in a container, in the front of a border or in one of...

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A Rose A Day: Red Drift®

We are more than 1/2 way through June — summer is here and she came in with some intense heat in my neck of the woods. I was up early doing some trimming and general gardening but am glad to come into the air conditioning to continue my celebration of National Rose Month by sharing another rose...

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Caring for Knock Out® Roses

Learn all about how to fertilize, plant, prune and care for your Knock Out® roses. Full Article

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Knock Out® Roses and Lavender

With the lilacs now gone and the peonies almost gone, the roses bring joy to the garden! Full Article

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Long Island Garden: June Blooms

The month of June can be a bouquet of color in your garden with the proper spring blooming perennials. Combining bright colors such as pinks and purples along with a backdrop of colorful evergreens in hues of blues and golds can really make the garden “pop”. Full Article

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Creating a Drift® Roses Bed

Drift® Roses are from the same people who developed Knock Out® Roses, and they are as maintenance-free and disease resistant as the Knock Outs. They are a cross between full-size ground cover roses and miniature ones. Their low, spreading growth habit makes them perfect for small beds. Full Article

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