I’ve been here four months and working on the roses while juggling other urgent projects. AND I think I can finally leave these bushes alone to grow now. I’m getting somewhere!
Here’s before/afters of one day’s work
After: I removed the rocks, pulled weeds, lined with fabric, replaced the rocks, and added a rose bush obelisk. Maybe this will help it?
After: I removed the rocks and lined with fabric.
After: I tied the branches to the structure and pruned a bit. Hopefully it won’t choke itself out anymore.