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Deadheading and Other Types of Summer Pruning

Seasons mark The passing years. Each one here- Then gone. It’s about time Every temperate climate is measured in terms of its number of frost-free days. Roses begin to grow in earnest when frosty nights go away. A clock begins ticking when the growing season begins. It is counting off…
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Rose Care for August

I only have 150 roses counting all the miniatures. Yet, I am always wondering what to do and what not to do to keep them blooming at all times since I am such a hog when it comes to rose blooms. Have you ever wondered about that too? As we…
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Watch out for these heat loving pests!

Hot, dry and dusty are pretty typical outdoor conditions for this time of year. The last rains were months ago; late summer and early fall often features toasty daytime temperatures with low relative humidity. Most people, plants and animals don’t prefer it, but it’s ideal for pesky spider mites. More…
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Fourth of July

In 1999, ‘Fourth of July’ was the first climber to be awarded the All-America Rose Selection in more than 23 years. True to its name, ‘Fourth of July’ welcomes the Independence Day festivities with an explosion of red and white blooms just in time for the backyard picnic. The foliage…
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Great Gardens to Visit

Ready to be an armchair traveler?  While we’re not able to saunter through gorgeous new places this year, you can enjoy virtual visits from the comfort of home. No mask required! Start in one of England’s Most Romantic Rose Garden, marvel at the stunning floral displays at the Gardens at…
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Upcoming Events

August 2020

ARS 2020 NATIONAL CONVENTION – CANCELLED

August 26 @ 9:00 am - August 30 @ 5:00 pm PDT

"Roses of the Wild West"

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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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