Peace Rose for United Nations’Day – Oct. 24

   Parentage: (‘George Dickson’ x ‘Souvenir de Claudius Pernet’) x (‘Joanna Hill’ x ‘Chas. P. Kilham’) x ‘Margaret McGredy”. Hybridized by the French hybridizer Francis Meilland in the late 1930s, and introduced by Conard-Pyle Co., West Grove, PA in 1945.   The rose that is called ‘Peace’ in the United States and Great Britain is … Continue reading Peace Rose for United Nations’Day – Oct. 24

Thursday Tips – Summer Care in the Garden

Keep all plants mulched and watered.  Water first thing in the morning to avoid wetting leaves which can cause fungal diseases.  Use a rain gauge to tell exactly how much rain has fallen on your property. Deadhead perennials and annuals regularly.  Mow grass as needed. Keep ahead of weeds; never let them develop seeds. Look … Continue reading Thursday Tips – Summer Care in the Garden