Sustainable Roses Series: Integrated Pest Management of the Rose

Everyone knows that rose gardening can be very challenging in Florida due to climate, insect pressures and disease incidence. This webinar is designed to introduce extension agents, master gardeners and advanced home gardeners to IPM techniques that will make rose gardening easy, fun and rewarding. Participants will learn techniques for minimization of insect and disease pressure. Also participants will be encouraged to develop an easy care rose plan.


  • Participant will be able to prevent disease through use of cultural practices and learn how to use fungicidal sprays strategically.
  • Participant will be able to reduce insecticide use through use of scouting, beneficial insect and non-toxic methods.
  • Participant will be able to develop a low or no-spray rose garden plan. 

Created by Emily Eubanks