Basics of Growing Roses Successfully

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Fri, Oct, 26, 2018 @ 15:10 PM
Rosarian Susan fox, says there is a rose for everyone

GILN Social Media Icon-1Gardeners quite often mention that they love roses but they are too hard to grow. Or that they take too much time, they don’t have the space to grow them or roses just don’t do well. We caught up with Susan Fox, a noted rosarian on a recent Green Industry Leaders Network podcast, who covered some basics about roses and a personal guarantee, there is a rose out there for everyone!

Basics of Growing Roses

susan_fox_on_corona_tools2If you have never grown roses successfully, live in a cold climate or claim you have a black thumb, there is a rose for you. Susan shares some great insights on new roses available for gardeners, tips on seasonal care, varieties that will perform well, and resources she relies on when sharing this great news with budding rose growers.

Key discussion points include;

  • How do I know they will work in my garden?
  • What are some time-saving roses?
  • What are good roses for new gardeners to start out with?
  • How to know if roses will grow well in your zone.
  • Are there any options for gardens with partial sun?
  • What are some seasonal tasks gardeners should be doing?
  • Suggestions for small garden and containers roses.
  • Number one mistake people make when buying a rose?
  • What trends are on the horizon for roses?

Listen  Now, Chat Later

Since 2014,  Corona along with its industry partners, American Horticultural Society and Proven Winners, has been hosting plant-related topics via Twitter.  The new podcast gives chat participants an opportunity to hear the chat take place,  then  connect live with the host and guests. It's an opportunity to ask questions about the podcast, the general topic discussed or get more information on something that was shared. 

Chat Live and Win!

The live discussion takes place on 10/30/18 at 2PM ET. To join the discussion, log on to Twitter and search for #plantchat. If you are using Twitter, be sure to select "Latest" at the top to see the latest tweets. We'll also have plantchat prizes for those who listen to the podcast and can answer questions from it during the tweetup, including Corona tools! So listen to the podcast while you garden or commuting to the office then join us for the live chat!  And please share the good news on your favorite social networks too!


Be sure to connect with our host and guest on all their websites and social media networks. Visit Gaga's Garden and connect with her on Twitter and Facebook

Topics: #Plantchat, gardening, roses

Earn "Favorite Child Status" with Corona Tools on Mother's Day

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Wed, May, 07, 2014 @ 13:05 PM

Step out ahead of your siblings with a gift that recognizes Mom's originality

GeriComfortGELSnips[SMALL]Okay, sure, Mom loves fresh flowers on Mother's Day.  Who doesn't enjoy their beauty and fragrant aroma?  Will Mom love that you thought about her and all the things she's done for you throughout your life? Of course, but once she tosses those wilted stems, the sentiment you put into them will go out with them!

Become the “Favored Child" this Mother’s Day

This Mother's Day why not treat her to something she can use everyday, out in the garden?  Garden tools that help her grow flowers all year long while remembering your thoughtful gift each time she uses them.  Try sending Mom a new ComfortGEL+ Extendible Bypass Lopper or a Round Point garden shovel from Corona Tools, the gift that lasts a lifetime. Leave your siblings in the dust and let the sibs give her short-lived cut flowers or high-calorie chocolates.  Your favored child stauts will shine bright, season after season with hard working tools that makes her life easier, more comfortable and less stress. 

Mom ComfortGEL Snips for RosesCorona Tools has a wide variety of easy to use gardening tools to fit every budget.  For example, try the ComfortGEL® Snips or Trowel.  Gift-giving is made easy when you order through the recognized source for gardening tools that has shipped more than millions of functional gardening tools to satisfied customers for nearly a century. There’s no risk, either, our best-in-class tools are backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty and many have replaceable parts for longer service life.  She will keep her beloved tools forever and remember YOU everytime she uses them. 

Corona Tools Facbook ComfortGEL GiveawayWith so many great tools and ideas for Mom, it's so hard to choose!  Tell us what you think your garden mom would love the most!  And don't forget to check out our photo contest going on through May 10th on Corona Tools Facebook.  Guess the number of flowers in the ComfortGEL Scoop and you could win ComfortGEL tools!  5 winners announced on Saturday, 5/10 at 2PM PST! 

Topics: Corona Tools, roses, Mothers Day, Gift

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