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The Future Of The American Rose Society Is Now

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave shares his insights on a recent interview with incoming American Rose Society President Pat Shanley. They chatted about sustainable rose gardening trends and also her vision for the future of the nations oldest horticultural society. Don’t miss this broadcast. Continue reading

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First Bloom – ‘Francis Meilland’ Hybrid Tea

After having planted this rose about a month ago, I didn’t expect to see a bloom this soon. As you may recall, this is a new rose being introduced in 2013 and I was lucky enough to have been given … Continue reading

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Glorious Rain

After a long dry spell that brought temps in the 100’s for days on end, we finally saw some rain this week. Since Tuesday, it has rained  each day for at least an hour.  We have been watering the garden … Continue reading

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‘Francis Meilland’ Hybrid Tea – 2013 AARS Winner

Each year the AARS (All-American Rose Selections) announces a list of winners that have proven in trials to be of superior quality.  This year, the sole winner is ‘Francis Meilland‘, a beautiful pink hybrid tea, that is said to grow … Continue reading

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Great Garden Rose – ‘Artistry’ – Hybrid Tea

I first admired this rose in the garden of a friend. It’s coral colored blooms jumped out at me as I strolled through her garden of 100 or so roses. Upon inquiry I was immediately told that this was ‘Artistry’, … Continue reading

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