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One Dastardly Disease

Cooler weather, dew on leaves longer in the morning, and the first real rains of the season, can bring with it a bane of the rose garden – rust.  This fungal disease with orange, powdery pustules on the undersides of leaves makes rust easy to identify. They start out yellow…
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Irresistible

This month I’ll venture off into a land I’ve not had much experience with, miniature roses. Although I planted lots of them for my mother, (oh yes, watered, pruned and fertilized too), they were HER roses, and did very well there. However for me, not so great. But there are…
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Get Creative with your Roses

Fall is here and with it comes longer nights and cooler temperatures.  This season can produce some of the best roses of the year; the plants are larger than in spring, fewer pests about and shorter days can produce some amazingly colored blossoms.  If you have some gorgeous blooms, how…
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Rose Care for October

As I write this, it is hard to believe that fall officially starts tomorrow. But the calendar doesn’t lie, and if we have a normal fall, the rains should start in mid-October. Don’t let a few early showers fool you. If an inch of rain has not fallen during the…
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Is it Mosaic Virus?

Those leaves with the striking green and yellow marbled patterns festooning one of your rose plants may look like Mother Nature as artist, but don’t be fooled. More than likely, it’s the result of rose mosaic virus.  You may see yellow, white, or brownish lines, bands, rings, wavy lines, vein…
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Upcoming Events

November 2020

World Federation of Rose Societies Copenhagen, Denmark in June 2018

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST
Via Zoom CA United States + Google Map

Are you getting "cabin fever" from being in quarantine? How about taking a trip to see roses? Better yet, how about a trip to Denmark (the happiest country on Earth) to see private rose gardens, famous nurseries and royal gardens? This month's program will be presented by Steve and Diana Steps. This convention in Copenhagen, Denmark in June 2018 was the Steps' 5th World Federation of Rose Societies convention.  It will be a "teleconference" and so you can stay in the safety of…

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Care Basics

Need help with planting, pruning, pests or disease? We’ve got lots of information on all phases of rose care plus what to do in the garden each month.

How To

If you like to learn by watching, we’ve got short videos on a variety of topics like pruning your roses, growing new roses from cuttings, taking photographs and more.

Resources

Have a rose question?  Looking for a place to see or buy roses? Check out our list of Consulting Rosarians, public rose gardens and on-line sources to buy roses.

About Us

We’ve been an active organization of rose lovers for more than forty years.  Learn more about who we are and how you can participate.

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