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Please don’t use any pesticides. All of them pollute the ecosystem and will harm or kill something that should be protected. Introducing poison into the food chain always does more harm than good. And it spreads far and lingers for a long time. Nothing is worth causing that much damage for. There might be integrated pest management methods that can get rid of rose black spot, such as nematodes or something, but if there aren’t, then roses just aren’t supposed to grow there, and I recommend planting something else instead. Most garden roses have been bred for their appearance rather than benefit to wildlife anyway. But if you really want to save the roses without poisoning the whole ecosystem, I recommend looking into integrated pest management (IPM.)