AMERICA'S ROSE GARDEN
July 1, 2020
Master Rosarian, Pacific Rose Society
This article was originally published in the June 2020 issue of the Pacific Rose.
Roses & You, July 2020
This week our nation honors the memory of the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military in all of Ame...
Consulting Rosarian, San Diego Rose Society
Roses & You, July 2020
The rose is our national floral emblem and it is also a symbol of love. During the month of July, we often wear red, white and blue and we celebrate our nation with parades, parties and firewo...
Master Rosarian, Houston Rose Society
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Chilli thrips attack more than 130 different types of plants that grow in Texas. If it grows here … it is on...
Outdoor columnist and photographer
This article was originally published in the San Diego Union Tribune on May 31, 2020.
The sound of the gently gurgling water was almost hypnotic.
To be honest, I had drifted off to sleep until being rudel...
Master Rosarian, Santa Clara Rose Society
Spring is a wonderful time of the year. Not only do we get to see the first beautiful blooms of the new year, but we also get to see some of our “other garden friends.”
Diana and I have not u...
Master Rosarian, Charlotte Rose Society
A rose garden of colorful blossoms clothed in lush foliage has no peer in the world of flowering shrubs. Managing such a unique setting is a wistful fancy of many aspiring rosarians while navig...
Master Rosarian, Jacksonville Rose Society
In 2009 through 2011 I successfully prevented major chilli damage in my garden for three years by applying granular Merit (imidacloprid) in late March. However, in 2012 and 2013 I lost many...
Master Rosarian, Orange County Rose Society
This article is a 2019 Award of Merit winner
Spring provides conditions in which mildews thrive. However, when summer arrives and temperatures rise, insects become dominant in the rose garden....
Plant pathologist and entomologist, Ecological Landscape Alliance
Sawfly insects are in the order Hymenoptera that includes bees, ants, wasps, parasitic wasps, and sawflies. Metamorphosis is complete: egg, larva, pupa, adult (Borror, T...
2018 New Rose Introductions
September 1, 2017
Members' Choice 2019