How to prepare and secure shelter roses for winter

By Admin | Garden And Buildings / Landscape Design
14 May 2016

Shelter roses for winter - enough time-consuming process.First we need to prepare the plant, and then gradually cover them.The choice of method depends on the cover region rose bush varieties and personal experiences gardener.The main thing is not to hurry, wait until soil freezing, and only then firmly close the ends of the building.Rose bushes need to disclose in a timely manner, so that the plant does not vyprelo.


problems and goals cover roses for winter ↑

How to keep the roses in the winter, what type of cover is best and whether to do it all every gardener decides independently.There are many techniques, each of which has its advantages and disadvantages.Harboring and disclose should be gradually rose.These activities carry risks.For example, the spring sh

ould not rush to the disclosure of roses.

If the sun is shining brightly enough, but the earth is still frozen, it awakened the kidney will not get enough moisture.In addition to wean the plant for the winter season from the light, and the young leaves can easily burn.This problem is called "physiological drought".However, to delay the disclosure of roses is also not worth it.

During the spring thaw flowers can vypret.The same danger threatens in premature shelter plants with the first frosts, because the probability of the temperature jump.In addition, you can increase the chances of rosebushes in the prosperous winter, if you give them a chance to harden in vivo.

shelter roses
for shelter roses used gable design that need to be secured to the ground with pegs to pressure of snow they have not parted to the side

harboring roses for winter made with the aim of:

  • prevent winterkill roots and place vaccinations without snow frostyweather;
  • prevent rodents feast on stalks of plants;
  • shelter rose from early exposure to the sun and avoid burns;
  • maximally preserve plant shoots.

Preparation of rose bushes for the winter period ↑

Gardeners are primarily interested in the question of how to prepare roses for winter.Nitrogen fertilizer is stopped to make the end of summer.Instead, you can make a pair of reinforcing the root fertilizing.

  • first made in August.For preparation of the nutrient solution in water (10 liters) make superphosphate 25 g, 10 g of potassium sulfate, 2.5 g 3,5g borax or boric acid.Feeding is sufficient for 4m2 area.
  • second feeding is carried out in the first half of September.The solution (to 10 liters of water), put 16g of potassium monophosphate or potassium sulfate and 15 g of superphosphate.
dressing rosary
rose garden soil can feed granular fertilizers

well fed rose foliar fertilizers, which are preparing similar means, with the active ingredients need to take three times less.Also in September, should stop tilling the land and forming shop rose bushes that prevent the development of young shoots.If they nevertheless began to rise, their pinch.Appeared in the autumn buds to bend at the bottom otherwise the plant will have time to be exhausted before the winter season.

In general, care of roses for winter is directed to the inhibition of plant growth.In the southern regions of the entire set of preparatory actions can begin in September, and in the north - in August.During heavy rainfall in the autumn should reduce the amount of moisture entering the device through the rosary film shelters or small grooves to drain excess water.

Materials and Methods cover roses for winter ↑

Having the necessary knowledge about how to keep the roses in the winter, you can proceed to the complex of measures for the shelter of bushes.You should start with cutting off any foliage.You should also remove the thin shoots, which can rot under cover.In the southern regions, many varieties of roses well after winter pruning and hilling.Harboring only if the soil is completely frozen.

preparing roses for winter
before the cold season you want to remove weak shoots and leaves, which can easily become a source of rot

If you can not follow the roses, they just cut up to 35 cm, mulching with compost.Three buckets of earth enough to cover the bush completely.Compost soil is best to prepare in advance and kept in the house, that it is not frozen and are not fed with moisture.Such material for optimum earthing up, because, for example, a mound of sand holds cold promerznut and roses, and a mound of sawdust dangerous development of mold and mildew.If the winter snow - experience is not necessary, because the layer of snow reliably protect plants.

construction of shelters is especially important for regions with cold winters, but little snow.You can go several ways: to build a framework to make flooring roofing material, polyethylene, cover with rose boxes, plastic pots, cardboard boxes or put spruce branches of pine or fir branches.Deciding how to hide the roses in the winter, proceed to build the structure.Good to combine several options.For example, it is appropriate to establish a framework to put roofing felt on top, then spruce branches and plastic sheeting to protect against moisture.

how to hide the roses
shelter roses can spruce branches and plastic pots large

Features shelter climbing roses ↑

Shelter climbing roses in winter has its own characteristics.The first step in October whip is removed from the supports.If they are well bent, they are lowered and tethered to a peg driven into the ground.Sometimes this is not so easy.Then whip lowered in stages, gradually pulling them all to the ground below.You can bend them, tied to a bucket filled with sand, which was gradually set aside further.

On the ground it is advisable to put a layer of roofing felt and twigs, to prevent contact with climbing roses frozen ground.The next stage - to remove the leaves, and this procedure is carried out in several stages, starting with the bottom of the bush.They need to pick off even at sub-zero temperatures.Then whip bind and are wrapped in any material that can not gnaw mouse.

After freezing of the soil mulch the base of the bush a few buckets of compost soil.Roses for the winter must be treated to prevent fungal diseases.Above laid lashes can build the necessary shelter.For the retention of snow on the construction can be made shields, and strengthen the entire structure on the edges of the bricks.Twigs of coniferous branches intended to deter rodents.Do not be amiss to spread out along the perimeter of poison baits.Shelter is to build gradually, completely covering the ends only after reducing the temperature to -5-10˚.

how to hide climbing roses
Climbing roses should bend to the ground gently, so as not to break

How to cover roses for winter?Definitely difficult to answer, because so much depends on the type of plants, on the climatic conditions.Some roses well after winter pruning and hilling compost ground, and others are unlikely to outsource the harsh winter without shelter of reliable roofing material, twigs and polyethylene.The main thing to do everything in time to plant is not destroyed by frost and vyprelo.

Video: the story of the shelter for the winter roses ↑