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Title: Roses, and how to grow them; a manual for growing roses in the garden and under glass ..
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors: Barron, Leonard, 1868-1938
Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress
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of Bordeaux mixture as apreventive. 69 7o ROSES April 20th-25th.—Uncover tender varieties.Plant any new ones received, giving theseslight protection of loose hay for a shorttime over the tops, and a rather severepruning. End of April.—Roses generally in leaf. Givea preventive spraying of whale-oil soap.Final touches to pruning. May 20th.—Buds forming. Second sprayingof whale-oil soap. May 25th,—Earliest roses bloom (Scotchfollowed by the Luteas). Apply liquidmanure to H.P.s. June 5th.—Hybrid Perpetual Roses in quan-tity. Watch for rose bug. June 10th.—Third spraying with whale-oilsoap. Rose bug. Treatment as neces-sary. Apply liquid manure to H.T.sand T.s. June 20th.—Hybrid Teas and Teas in quan-tity. Watch for rose bug and for mildew;treat the latter with sulphide of potassium. July 1st.—Last spraying with whale-oil soap;Hybrid Perpetuals decreasing. July 10th.—Rose bugs disappear. Com-mence regular applications for black spot,if a wet season; sulphide of potassium
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THE ROSARIANS CALENDAR 71 every week, or dilute Bordeaux mixtureevery twenty-four days, this treatmentdepending wholly on weather and appear-ance of foliage, and lasting, if necessary, toAugust 20th.July 20th.—Hybrid Teas and Teas decreasing. Mulch beds by this date at the latest.August 30th.—Hybrid Teas and Teas, second bloom begins, lasting until frost.September 15th.—Second bloom of HybridPerpetuals begins, but usually it is notvery plentiful-October 15th.—Prepare new beds for thenext spring planting. Remove from oldbeds any of the mulch that cannot beforked in. November 15th.—Commence placing manureprotection around roots, tenderest rosesfirst. November 30th, or after a nip or two ofdecided frost, cover up tender roses for thewinter. CHAPTER VIRoses for Cut Flowers Under Glass Its importance—The style of house—Even span andthree-quarter span—Iron and wood frame—The cost—Benches or solid beds—The benches—Soil andmanures—How to compost—Soil preferences—
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