If you have roses in your garden, they’re probably blooming right now. If not, it could be because your rose plant is
I’ve had them all. About 8 years ago, I found a tip, and I’ve used it every year, and it always works. I have disease free roses with this one, simple act:
I plant chives around the rose.
No chemicals. No “timed” applications. Just chives.
Chives are companion plants to roses. I think it’s the oniony-scent of the chives that deters the roses from becoming attacked. Companion planting is a very easy way to garden — it can makes gardening more fun — and a higher rate of success. There’s a great book that explains it all, Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting.