Whether you have lots of plants or just one rose bush, many people have problems with pests and diseases destroying their Roses. But you can keep your roses looking their best. Learn how to prevent insect attack from Aphids/Greenfly and control the common rose diseases blackspot, rust and powdery mildew.
If you see aphids or other creatures remove them immediately. Most creatures can be washed off with a strong spray of water. Aphids can be sprayed with a mixture of 1/2 teaspoon dishwashing liquid to one quart of water. Spray on the aphids. If you don’t have a sprayer handy use a sponge. It’s messier but it works.
Homemade Ecofriendly Insecticide
This video shows you a quick and easy way to make a homemade ecofriendly insecticide. This liquid spray will help kill off any Aphids, White fly, Green fly, Spider mite, Leaf miner and other such pests in your garden.
Cure Black Spot Fungus On Your Roses
How to prevent, treat and cure Black Spot Fungus on your Roses.
Homemade Organic Fungicide
Look at your roses as they grow and treat problems right away. Look at the leaves for disease or brown spots. Don’t get too worried if leaves are a bit yellowish-greenish or new growth is kind of reddish, that can be normal. If the veins of the leaves are dark green but the leaf itself is yellow it could be a sign of iron deficiency. That’s easily treatable. If the entire leaf is yellow that could be a sign of nitrogen deficiency, again easily corrected.