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June 16, 2020

Jolene Adams

Master Rosarian, NCNH

ARS Past President

This article is a 2009 Award of Merit winner.

Roses & You, June 2020

Your roses are actively growing now and pushing out leaves – burgundy, dark green, light green, shiny – clean new leaves.  The leaves are more than ju...

April 20, 2018

Most Local Rose Societies hold a rose show at some time during the year. It is a fun event that stimulates the members who enjoy competition, the coordination required brings members of the society together in like-minded work groups, the public gets to see beautiful r...

April 20, 2018

One of the rose garden’s many bounties occurs each fall as the last roses bloom and succulent rose hips form. These hips are actually seed pods and are edible. Remember — roses and apples are cousins!! So the hip forms like a little “rose apple”. Depending on the type...

April 11, 2018

When speaking about roses it makes it much easier if all of us use the same terminology. The following is a list of basic terms used to describe rose plant parts. It is a lot easier to understand what someone is talking about when they say “sepals” rather than “… you k...

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