Rose Care FUNdamentals for June 2019

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“Gardeners must become water-wise and learn as many ways as possible to use water efficiently. Some water districts may still have restrictions on how and when water can be used for irrigating landscape. Water agencies advise customers to be conservative this year as supply is still limited and even purchasing water from other regions is difficult for same reasons.” The above paragraph is from a year ago. Although the current precipitation for our areas is 20%-25% above normal, I encourage gardeners to be as conservative as ever. Agencies haven’t constructed water recovery basins to refill aquifers, and some aquifers have collapsed and can’t be recovered. Much of the recent rainfall just ran off into drainage. The added rain and humidity have encouraged more fungal diseases this y
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