Pests & Disease

“A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom” – Chinese Proverb You’re not the only one who loves roses. Pests and disease adore them as well. I don’t have the space (or the time!) to devote to each and every garden pest that may attack, but here I have listed several of the more common rose problems, as well as what to do about them. If you’re having difficulty diagnosing what the problem is, enlist the aid of your local agricultural extension agent or a friendly rosarian. You can also visit our Pest Problem Solver for pictures, descriptions and a complete list of earth-friendly remedies. At Planet Natural we offer a large selection of organic pest control solutions that are guaranteed SAFE and effective. Got bugs? Visit our Pest Problem Solver for pest pictures, descriptions and a complete list of earth-friendly remedies. Always start with the least harmful method of control and only “escalate” if you’re not getting results. Also, weigh the damage of the infestation against how much time and money you want to spend. Strive for a balance that will create the healthiest rose bushes at the lowest cost to you and the environment. Finally, remember to keep a garden … Continue reading Pests & Disease