In order to start a rose garden, you will obviously need rose gardening tools. However, you may not know exactly what to purchase, or you may be concerned if one manufacturer’s rose gardening products are preferable to another. While name brands are a personal choice, there are a variety of objects that are necessary to begin and maintain your rose garden, just like any other floral variety.
You’ll want to have the dirt softened, so you’ll need a garden claw or earth auger so that you can prepare the soil for planting. Once you’ve created a pleasant spot to begin planning your rose garden, you’ll need a shovel to move dirt and soil around, allowing you to bury the roots of your rose bushes deep enough for them to take hold. You want to be sure the roots are not exposed in any way, either. If you are concerned about a hard freeze damaging your rose garden, you can line the area with mulch, which helps to insulate the soil around the roots of your rose bushes.
Once you’ve planted the roses and packed the soil back into place, you need to be concerned about the gardening tools required to maintain your rose garden. You will probably need some gardening gloves to protect your hands against the thorns of the rose bushes (these may come in handy during the planting process as well), and you’ll need gardening shears and hedge pruners to keep the plant shapely, as well as to remove blossoms that have wilted.
Products that provide additional nutrients to your rose garden are also good to have on hand, such as rose food and insect repellent. Roses have a tendency toward disease and attracting insects, so products that remedy or prevent such problems are recommended. You can find most equipment at a local home and garden store or at a nursery.