Red knock out rose - perform best when planted in full sun. The soil should be well drained and fertile. Plant the roses 4 feet apart to allow for room to grow and good air circulation. To keep the flowers coming feed your roses with a fertilizer blended especially for roses. This should be done after each bloom cycle. There is no need to remove faded flowers because these roses are self cleaning
Red Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) - This red blooming plant grows to 1-2' high with a spread of 1-2'. It likes full sun/partial shade, is a semi-evergreen, and blooms in the spring. It has medium water requirements. It is considered somewhat deer resistant. Attracts some hummingbirds.
Good video on How to Sharpen Pruners using a whetstone and a diamond stone. Slide blade down at an angel as if you were slicing a thin layer off stone. Rub flat side of blade back and forth. Use oil on whetstone and water on diamond stone
Annuals that grow great w/Roses: Salvia Annual Clary ‘Blue’ (Salvia viridis) Grow this striking salvia for its eye-catching papery blooms that look fantastic with white, pink or other light-toned roses. Plants reach 18 to 24 inches tall, the right height for complementing rose blooms. Deer dislike this beauty, so it’s a good choice for creating a deer-resistant buffer around roses.