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Plant Profiles for New Gardeners: The Alba Rose
However, the same rose in my friend Kathleen's garden in upstate New York is much smaller. The cardinals that frequent my birdfeeders in the winter find them especially tasty, so the alba is a good choice for a wildlife garden as well.Albas are trouble-free...
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Rose Rosette, Killer With A Double-Edged Sword
The virus travels down the cane into the roots of the plant and spreads throughout the rose. Knockouts are the perfect rose for the lazy gardener. It's silent and invisible, with superpowers that overwhelm any rose it infects.
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Have no fear, Earthkind roses are here
With that many to choose from you can get caught up searching for the perfect rose. Have you actually gone through with your impulse only to have a rose languish through the first few seasons then never come back?
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Painting the Roses Red
Well suited to smaller gardens or the front of a border, even pots, look for 'Why Not' (1983, Moore) or 'Starina' (1965, Meilland). Be sure that it will do well in your particular climate.
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Roses ~ In the Pink
Hope you enjoyed them as much as I do.For an explanation of the different types of roses, please read this excellentThis is a quote from 'The Uncommon Rose' web site where I purchased this rose.
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Orange You Lovely? Orange You Beautiful? A look at orange roses
These 3 photos are Jeanne's with her kind permission.I will close with the 'Disneyland Rose' (Zary/Walden, 2004). The vibrant color is what draws gardeners to this rose.And that's what all of the orange roses are about ...
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Rose Rustling: Rounding Up Old Roses
Often their names have gotten lost somewhere along the way. Years ago my mother took cuttings from a couple bushes on an old farm my uncle had purchased. No, we rose rustlers don't make a practice of stealing other people's roses, as if they were so many...
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The Yellow Rose of... Wheatfield
Actually, it is barely a climber at a height of 6' 7", but that is perfect for the location and to be grown on a pillar rather than a tall trellis or fence. So I have a small 'Peace Garden' and couldn't pass up this beauty when I found it own-root.'Sunsprite'...
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Purple Roses Majesty
Jackson & Perkins now has this available as an own-root rose. I will share with you here some of our purple roses.'Angel Face' (1969, Swim & Weeks)[l], floribunda. What it is: very fragrant, repeat blooming, height of 30"-40" by 24" wide, large fully-double...
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Poison Oak: How to Identify It, and What to Do if You\'ve Been Exposed
Poison oak leaves alternate on the stem. About 2 million people in the United States are affected each year by this trio of plants. Public domain.Poison Oak blossoms: Flickr Creative Commons, by randomtruth, some rights reserved.Western Poison Oak berries:...
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Harvesting and Using Rose Hips for Tea
I think I've got some great little stocking stuffers for my mom and sisters! Store in a covered container in a cabinet. I just folded them around the tea and stapled them shut with a cotton string.
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Skyscape Roses
Species and Near Species Roses are another category. Place the hole at least two feet from the tree trunk and make it large enough for the roots. There are even climbers among the tiny miniature roses.
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Love Across the Miles
While I am proud of this achievement, the story does not end here.I wanted to give a very special gift to a very special friend I met here at Dave's Garden. Something horrific happens, we are moved to do something and then as the news coverage dies down...
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Minnie and the Rose Cuttings
I add a "hand" of sand on the bottom of the hole, moisten it, then stick in the cutting.I cover half of the cutting with soil, then create a well around it, but just a bit farther from the stalk, where I bury the cut PET bottle.
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Are Rose Petals Poisonous to Cats?
Suffering from ongoing symptoms requires a visit to the veterinarian for proper diagnosis and treatment plan.Cats won't suffer from serious effects from eating rose petals, however, keeping them away from your plants is a good idea.
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Poison Ivy: Identification, Treatment, and Removal
They are roughly the size of currents. Wear rubber gloves and protect your skin from exposure. Various applications include peeling the stems and applying the juice directly to the lesions, or brewing the crushed leaves and stems into a strong infusion,...
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Ralph Moore ~ Father of the Modern Miniature Rose
When he was in high school, young Ralph studied pictures in catalogs and taught himself how to propagate roses which he sold to local nurseries. Ralph Moore celebrated his 101st birthday on January 14, 2008, the same day he retired from 70 years of hybridizing...
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Poison Sumac: How to Identify It, and What to Do if You\'ve Been Exposed
Some rights reserved. Creams and lotions that dry up the rash, such as calamine lotion and hydrocortisone creams, are commonly used. This article is the second in a three part series about poison ivy, poison sumac, and poison oak, all of which are flowering...
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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
Do you want it small and manageable with a few special roses? The thumbnail image of the 'Dawn Garden' and the graphic representation of the entire garden were both done on my software which, unfortunately, is no longer available.
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Natural Security
Don't make it easy for them. Worried about some one just walking up to your child's window?? There are many choices that are appropriate for a vast many zones. They make for some thorny security that doubles as a tasty treat.
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All-America Rose Selections for 2008
Those of you who like pastel roses will be very happy with the choices. Every year when the new rose catalogs begin to hit my mailbox one of the first things that I look for is the AARS symbol.
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A rose garden in Baleyssagues
You can first have a stroll using just your eyes and enjoy all the different colours and subtle shades that roses petals are able to display, then close your eyes and have a ‘nose stroll' enjoying all the various perfumes and smells available, just...
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A Gift from the Heart, Across the Miles
It took me awhile to get the top opened, and when I did, all I could see was bubble wrap, so I slowly removed it. My late husband grew up in the Beaumont, Texas area, and during the hurricane, we had 9 members of his Texas family staying at our home for...
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Dish Flower Patterns: Part I
One of the most popular patterns is Desert Rose created inby Frederick and Mary Grant in 1941 for the Gladding McBean pottery. Pictured are some other early decals of roses. It is a depiction of the, a shrub that grows into a dense thicket with tomato...
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Growing Rugosa Roses
Water first, then fertilize. Use puree for tarts, ice cream toppings or to eat as a sauce.Prepare the rose hips as described above and place in a single layer on a drying screen. Hips may be used whole or slightly broken.
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Quest for the Black Rose
There are lots of songs and even band names with 'black rose' in them. It was founded by Karen Platt in the UK for people who love black plants. Several varieties of deep red roses are mentioned including 'Black Magic', pictured above.
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Sean McCann: A Rosarian
I told Sean that I had come to meet him and he seemed genuinely touched to hear me say that.A river boat cruise was offered at the conference and Sean and I both attended. I asked if I could later have a picture taken with him, and he agreed.
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Helen Hayes: the woman and the rose
In 1983, the Helen Hayes Awards were established.Helen Hayes' final stage performance was in 1971, in Long Day's Journey into Night. But did you know there was a rose named in Helen Hayes' honor?
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My Favorite Climbing Rose, \
Does that sound like your average hybrid rose? Not everybody realizes it's thornless, of course, so I do try to keep it in check. It's not immune to common rose problems, but it's definitely more tolerant than most.Another friendly feature is that 'Zephirine...
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