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Rose Care for July

This month can be the start of our hot weather, with warm days and cool nights as the summer fog pattern settles in. Maintain good deep watering at least every other day or more if we get a really hot spell. Fertilize with a good balanced liquid fertilizer always after…
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Birds, Bees, Butterflies and even Bats!

It’s National Pollinator Week – June 22 through the 28. Even though we’re not growing roses for their fruit, pollinators are important to everyone.  It’s estimated that one out of every three bites of food we consume is the result of pollinators in action. Healthy gardens are filled with them…
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Gertrude Jekyll

If we were sitting with David Austin, having a spot of tea, and he remarked that he could not think of any other rose with quite so strong a fragrance as ‘Gertrude Jekyll’, I should rather think we would take note. Indeed, ‘Gertrude Jekyll’ is one of the best and…
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What Your Roses Really Need

Giving your roses a high-quality environment and balanced nutrition can result in robust plants that produce lots of healthy foliage, an abundance of blooms, and an enhanced ability to resist attack from pests and disease. It doesn’t have to be a lot of hard work, complicated or involve a truckload…
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Rose Care for June

As summer approaches it’s time to get into the garden maintenance mode – deadheading, weeding and watering. keeping after pests and fertilizing.  You can follow the same routine through September, barring any unusual weather.  Speaking of weather, late spring can bring us conditions that may cause some strange symptoms in…
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Upcoming Events

July 2020

From My Fair Lady to American Beauty: Flowers In Film

July 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Via Zoom CA United States + Google Map

We are delighted to present the Bay Area's own Jan Wahl, in her presentation; FROM MY FAIR LADY TO AMERICAN BEAUTY:  FLOWERS IN FILM.”  We’ll celebrate flowers in film, look at the way they have been used in many movies and characters.  We will also journey through movies that have had an impact on our lives. Jan Wahl is one of the best-known movie reviewers in the USA and lives right here in Marin County.  This session will be VERY…

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August 2020

ARS 2020 NATIONAL CONVENTION

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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