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Collection: Roses for a picking garden (and in a vase)

From Garden to Vase: The Beauty of Homegrown Fragrant Roses

Growing your own roses and then placing them as cut flowers in your home is one of the most rewarding aspects of gardening. It brings the beauty of the outside world inside, where you can enjoy the fresh scents and colors every day. Every garden, balcony or terrace can transform into a personal picking garden, provided you create the right conditions.

Choose the Perfect Place

The success of your roses starts with the location. Roses need plenty of sunlight to bloom, so choosing a spot with at least four to five hours of direct sunlight per day is crucial. Whether you choose an extensive picking garden, a modest picking border or a terrace full of pots, make sure your plants get enough sun. This is the key to growing strong, healthy roses that will bloom profusely.

The Basics: Good Soil

Good soil is the foundation of any successful garden. Roses place high demands on their growing medium; they prefer rich, well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter. Consider adding compost or well-rotted manure to improve soil quality. This will not only promote the growth of your roses, but also provide healthier, more fragrant flowers.

The Picking of Roses

When picking roses, do so early in the day when their scent is strongest. Choose flowers that are just beginning to open for the longest life in the vase. Use sharp pruning shears and cut the stem at an angle so that the rose can absorb as much water as possible. Remove leaves that would go below the water line to prevent rot and change the water every few days.

Roses in the Vase

Placing home-grown fragrant roses in your home not only adds beauty to your interior, but also brings a piece of the garden inside. It is a daily reminder of the wonders of nature and the fruits of your labor. Roses in the vase can brighten up any room and add a touch of elegance. Moreover, the aroma of fresh roses is incomparable to any room perfume.

A Garden for Every Space

Regardless of the size of your outdoor space, there is always room for roses. Even on the smallest balcony or terrace, roses in pots can be a source of beauty and fragrance. The most important thing is to be creative with the space you have and enjoy the process from growing to picking.

Growing your own fragrant roses for the vase is a wonderful way to bring nature closer. It requires some care and attention, but the reward is great: fresh, fragrant flowers that enrich your home and stimulate your senses. Start planning your picking garden today and enjoy the beauty and scent of home-grown roses in your own home.