Rose Gardening Guru

“Of all the flowers, me thinks a rose is best.” – William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) There’s something about roses. More than 1.2 billion cut roses are purchased in the United States every year, most of them on Valentines Day. (Mothers Day comes second.) Millions of gardeners cultivate roses, some exclusively. In fact, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of rose societies worldwide. As the symbol of love, roses have inspired musicians, poets and authors. Shakespeare alone mentioned roses more than 50 times in his poems and plays. ​With the right gardening products growing organically ​is ​​easy! At Planet Natural we stock everything you need ​to guarantee your prize-winning roses are the envy of the neighborhood! Cleopatra reportedly decorated her palace floors in rose petals and Confucius had a 600-book library devoted to rose gardening (see For the Love of Roses). Forget pearls and diamonds, the Greeks would adorn themselves with garlands of roses for festive occasions. Napoleon’s wife Josephine loved roses so much that she grew more than 250 different varieties. Grow BEAUTIFUL ROSES with Products from Planet Natural • Organic Fertilizers • Hand Tools & Pruners • Garden Gloves • Soil Test Kits • Frost Protection • Rooting Hormone/ Gels Roses have also been around … Continue reading Rose Gardening Guru