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Roses: is it possible to grow roses in an earth box?

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AnnieJo
(Annie ) in Austin, TX
(Zone 8a)

January 14, 2008
3:19 AM

Post #4398819

I live in Austin, TX and the only place that the deer cannot get to is up on a porch that gets full west sun. Is it possible for me to grow roses successfully in earth boxes?
Len123
Adrian, MO
(Zone 6a)

January 14, 2008
12:51 PM

Post #4399760

should be no different than a potted rose.
sounds good to me.
vossner
Richmond, TX
(Zone 9a)

January 14, 2008
3:28 PM

Post #4400275

ditto what len said
loveisagypsy
Bryan, TX
(Zone 8b)

January 14, 2008
4:33 PM

Post #4400579

You can plant a Mermaid rose and bet your life they won't eat that :) But it is a monster of a rose, can sprawl quite a ways if left unchecked. Cows get to everything at my place, they leave the Mermaid alone.

Alternatively, you can make a border of Yucca and plant inside that. I live in Bryan, right down the road from you. Some rural people have done that. It's a great deer deterrent.

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