ROSE EDUCATION

Novice Class 11-9-Parnell Rose Garden, NZ - Lynn Hunt
Novice Class 13-11-Simthsonian Rose Garden - Charlie Brannon
Novice Class 11-9-Longwood Gardens - Lynn Hunt
Novice Class 11-9 - First Place -Biltmore Gardens - Lynn Hunt
Judges Class 14-Franciscan Monestary - Curtis Aumiller
Class 12_1st Place -Walk Way E.M. Mills Rose Garden - Deborah Holihan
Class 10_3rd Place-Sunrise in the Rose Garden - Corky Thacker
Class 10_4th Place -Lewis Ginter Rose Garden - Pamela Powers
3rd 10a_John Mattia-RogerWilliamsVictorianRoseGarden1288
2nd 10b_Carol Bowen_El Rosedal Garden
10a-31-Tyler Rose Garden
2nd 10c_Fran Brooks-Rose Garden at Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC
11-10b-12-Tuscon Private Garden
10b-31-Shreveport Rose Garden
11-10a-14-Rosa_'Petite_Pink_Scotch'_Birmingham_Botanical_Gardens
Class 11-Lewis Ginter Rose Garden & Pergola - Pam Powers
1st 10C_Gustave Banks_Mills Rose Garden
2nd 11-10b_Harvey Feinstein_Rambling Rose

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EDUCATIONAL ARTICLES

September 1, 2020

by Gail Trimble, from Marin Rose April 2004

Disbudding is the practice of removing undesirable buds. It is achieved by placing the bud between

thumb and index fingers and rocking it back and forth until the bud breaks off at the base. The earlier in the bud’s life this is done, the easier it snaps off and the less scar that remains on the stem.

Disbudding for One-Bloom-Per Stem

For entries of one-bloom-per-stem hybrid teas and mi...

September 27, 2018

Usually the first thing to do in the garden in September is to enjoy it. The temperatures normally are back to a reasonable level and your rose bushes should be responding to the break from the heat stress of summer. September usually brings plenty of new growth and deep vibrant colors to the rose blooms. The bloom colors, size and production also start to improve as the temperatures drop. This summer has been an unusually hot...

July 25, 2018

Dr. Zlesak, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, has an exemplary history of supporting and promoting rose horticulture in the United States and abroad. His work with roses began when he was 13 years old and he is recognized around the world as one of the top experts on roses. 

It is simply amazing to look at all of Dr. Zlesak’s accomplishments in connection with rosa and consider that he is so young. In ad...

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