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Post by paulh on 11th June 2013, 22:51

With all the issues we have with our roses, with only 2 answers what are the 2 issues that really causes you the most work in managing the problems.

For me that would be..
1. Powdery Mildew... always a problem and needs to be kept on top off.
2. Mites... always needs spraying to keep them at bay.
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Post by neptune on 12th June 2013, 00:54

a question paul......how do you spray your bushes for mites?


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Post by AutumnDamask on 12th June 2013, 06:26

1. Weeding
2. Fertilising
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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 12th June 2013, 06:32

Yes Wendy, weeding would be on the top of my list, closely followed by pruning them. lol!
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Post by maree on 12th June 2013, 07:01

Black Spot and Aphids !!!
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Post by AutumnDamask on 12th June 2013, 08:57

roseman wrote:Yes Wendy, weeding would be on the top of my list, closely followed by pruning them. lol!
What's "pruning"??
Hehe. I was thinking I should give it a go this year....
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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 12th June 2013, 12:20

I will show Carole your post Wendy and remind that some roses do not mind a prune. Sleep
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Post by paulh on 12th June 2013, 15:17

thanks neptune. for the mites i alternate
between wettable sulphur and malathon.
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Post by paulh on 12th June 2013, 15:20

pruning is a job i quite enjoy
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Post by neptune on 12th June 2013, 16:53

paulh wrote:thanks neptune. for the mites i alternate
between wettable sulphur and malathon.

ok....now how do you spray the bush? (in-depth please).. Smile
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Post by Guest on 12th June 2013, 19:11

Paulh Dimethoate is better for mites also known as Rogor, when you first notice them spray with a concentration of 2ml / lt , with a follow up spray 2wks later. This follow up spray is very important if you want to halt them.

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Post by Ausrose on 12th June 2013, 20:10

Natrasoap, Biopest, Omite, Vertimec and Pyranica for mites. Nimrod and Wettable Sulphur for powdery mildew. I like to alternate the products so the little beasties don't build up an immunity.


As ozroz pointed out a follow up spray for mites is essential. In Summer I generally follow up after 7 days.

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Post by paulh on 12th June 2013, 22:03

neptune wrote:
paulh wrote:thanks neptune. for the mites i alternate
between wettable sulphur and malathon.



ok....now how do you spray the bush? (in-depth please)..  Smile
Neptune... with the said mix of wettable sulphur or malathon I add some spreadmax, I do tend to soak the bushes paying paticular attention to the underneath of the leaves. They really get a full wash with the mix, umm, if there is something I'm missing, please I will take the advice.
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Post by neptune on 12th June 2013, 22:48

you need to drench the canes as well.....especially on joins as they lay eggs in the joints (ie: two connecting canes) and around the base.....
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Post by paulh on 12th June 2013, 23:01

neptune wrote:you need to drench the canes as well.....especially on joins as they lay eggs in the joints (ie: two connecting canes) and around the base.....
 oh  ok, iI didn't think of that, ta for the heads up Neptune
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Post by hariet~rose on 14th June 2013, 00:44

1. frost bite
2. frost bite
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Post by The Estate on 14th June 2013, 13:58

maree wrote:Black Spot and Aphids !!!
Ditto
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Post by silkyfizz on 14th June 2013, 14:32

Black Spot
Rust
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Post by betsyw on 14th June 2013, 16:30

Black Spot
Black Spot

In the list of evils unnecessary to Earth's complex ecosystem, it's right up there with typhus, polio and ebola.
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Post by Ausrose on 14th June 2013, 19:41

Black Spot & Weeds

Weeds are my biggest problem as they take the most time and effort however there has been an improvement since the African Queen bought me a Dutch hoe.

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Post by neptune on 14th June 2013, 20:42

black spot and only got two weeds in the last six months or so....
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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 15th June 2013, 05:31

Ausrose wrote:Black Spot & Weeds

Weeds are my biggest problem as they take the most time and effort however there has been an improvement since the African Queen bought me a Dutch hoe.



Doug, any chance of a photo of your Dutch Hoe, there seems to be some variation to them



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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 16th June 2013, 06:18

The photos above are of my chook house eating 'Banksia Rose', I thought i would start pruning it back so the people looking after the chooks can get into it. the top shot is prior to me starting and then progression to show there is a chook house under it. the last shot is what i used to prune it with, battery operated pruners from work(grapes), made it relatively easy, now the clean up today.
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