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with Paul Zimmerman
Online Class

A Gardener's Guide to Growing Roses

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Uncover the secrets to the garden roses of your dreams with expert guidance from Paul Zimmerman, the owner of Paul Zimmerman Roses and exclusive rose consultant to the Biltmore Estate. First, find out how to shop for healthy roses at your local garden center and learn how to prepare your soil. Then, get tips for planting a variety of garden roses, discover which fertilizer is best and build a unique watering program for your plants. Next, get insider advice on pruning and grooming your roses, from selecting the proper tools to grooming your garden throughout the active growing season. Paul will share simple, effective ways to treat common diseases while still allowing your roses to develop an inner immune system. Plus, find out how to prepare your plants for dormant season and get a head start on planning next season's garden!


  • intermediate
  • 8 episodes
  • 1h24m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction

1. Introduction

Meet author and professional rosarian Paul Zimmerman and get a sneak peek at the simple techniques you'll learn to create -- and maintain -- a gorgeous, healthy rose garden!

2. Understanding & Choosing Roses

2. Understanding & Choosing Roses

Deepen your understanding of garden roses with Paul's valuable insights into these hardy and attractive plants. Then get tips on narrowing down your search to find the right type of rose for your garden. You'll also gain trusty advice on shopping for healthy plants at your local garden center.

3. Seasonal Care & Soil

3. Seasonal Care & Soil

Start caring for your rose bushes before they're even planted! Paul shows you how with his simple techniques for creating nutrient-rich soil in any type of garden bed. Plus, learn the secret to maintaining the health of your flower beds from year to year.

Recommended with this class

  • Mycorrhizae growth enhancer
  • Secateurs (pruning shears)
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