Japanese Beetle

'Clair Matin' rose (Photo by Brendan Zwelling)

Healthy roses in bloom

Judith Adam

The roses are looking healthy and so far I don’t see any sign of the dreaded black spots that often plague the foliage of these shrubs.

How to prevent (ok, reduce) next year’s Japanese beetles

Michael Fox

Japanese beetles enjoy eating the leaves of more than 200 different plants and trees, and they feast on roses. We use nematodes to try to control our Japanese beetle population.