Category Archives: Rose Gardening

How many red roses do you have in your garden?

Today is National Red Rose Day. A red rose conjures of romantic love, passion, respect and courage. In celebration of the National Red Rose Day, I’m listing the red roses in my garden. I have 21 red roses, 17 varieties. … Continue reading

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Rose Glossary

      Here is a Rose Glossary to help you understand some rose terms and enjoy your rose gardening hobby to the fullest.   AARS – All American Rose Selections AGRS – American Garden Rose Selections ADR rose – … Continue reading

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The Green Rose for St. Patrick’s Day

  Is there a pot of gold for us lovers of roses?  For all the Irish in all of us, we can say we have a green rose, not St. Patrick rose which only has a tint of green, but … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Is It Hard To Grow Roses? Not If You Try Eco-Friendly Method.

As I talk to more people about growing roses, I was amazed at most of the answers I got, “Roses are hard to grow. You have to spray constantly.” Spraying scares some people. Most people just want to grow roses … Continue reading

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