Fig. 17. How to Plant Roses. II

D, A Rose tree properly planted: m, a layer of thoroughly decayed manure covered with fine soil; n, the soil which has been excavated replaced, the roots spread out in the hole, with the collar just below the surface; o, the prepared bed; p, a mulching of manure 2 inches thick.

E, a section of a bed with the trees properly planted: q, bed; r, grass; s, shoots shortened a little to avoid rocking by the wind.

F, a section in which the tree has been rocked hither and thither by the wind: t, a hole made at the stem, thereby injuring it and affecting the rooting prejudicially.

G, a plant staked: u, stake, and shoot secured to it.