“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” Mae West (1893 – 1980), American actress, playwright.
Aphids are tiny green insects that love the soft new growth on rose bushes. They tend to cluster around the new buds and chew away the flower bud and stem. Before they spread too much you can remove them by squashing them between your finger and thumb. Or spray them with a hose to wash…..
Baking soda is a godsend in the kitchen and laundry but is less well known as an organic control of rose diseases, especially powdery mildew and black spot. Try this baking soda spray on your roses.