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Rose Rosette, Killer With A Double-Edged Sword
Here in my town, they surround the City Hall, banks, most churches, schools and even gas stations and convenience stores. Unfortunately, I've had to stop in at City Hall this week to inform them that the roses that are planted around our Court Square...
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Have no fear, Earthkind roses are here
After weeks of looking and planning, you decide that roses may be too much work. Earthkind roses might save the day. 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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Roses ~ In the Pink
(1998, Carruth)* is a fragrant hybrid tea that is blushed pink at the outside of the petals. It is hardy to zone 4, unlike many hybrid teas that are iffy, even in zone 6. This one is very special to me because it was a gift from a DG friend who obviously...
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Orange You Lovely? Orange You Beautiful? A look at orange roses
Now that I am in love I want to convert you, too. I had no idea there were so many wonderful roses in all shades of peach, apricot, melon and orange. 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
Please don't delay getting those cuttings or suckers however.One of my aunts had quite a few old roses, and I vaguely recall that she gave me some cuttings years ago.Either I didn't properly know what to do with them yet, or that was one of those years...
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The Yellow Rose of... Wheatfield
I wouldn't give it up now for anything.'Topaz Jewel' [Moore, 1987] is a hybrid rugosa, about 5' tall at maturity and hardy to zone 4. Also, this is one of the few repeat flowering yellows that will grow in colder climates.For something a little different...
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Purple Roses Majesty
The velvety 3" blooms are quite distinctive in large clusters on a bush that will mature at about 5' by 5'. Dawn comes calling in all shades of pinks, roses, mauves, lavenders and purples.
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Harvesting and Using Rose Hips for Tea
I even added a clove to some of the bags too.The coffee filters worked great. Use 1 tea bag to 8oz of boiling water and let it steep for 15 minutes.I had to try some of the tea and it was nice.
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Skyscape Roses
Some climbing roses can climb trees, cover buildings, or yards of sturdy pergolas. And there are some roses that can be trained either as shrubs or climbers. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York.
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Love Across the Miles
I packed it up carefully and sent it to its new home in Kentucky. It just seems to be the way humans "work" for the most part.Fast forward a year or two. I thank you for reading and wish you the best of whatever this season brings to you.You can read...
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Minnie and the Rose Cuttings
I scolded Minnie and added a few blue words, then went to find the missing rose cutting. Finally, I guess Minnie was trying to teach me new ways of planting rose cuttings, but I was too silly to understand.
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Ralph Moore ~ Father of the Modern Miniature Rose
On April 30th it closes forever. 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. The book "Thoughts of Roses" is a collection of poems illustrated with pressed...
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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
Last year for my birthday my gift was a rose garden, anything I wanted. You can see in the diagram at the right that the width of each plant is built into the plan. There is also a yellow rugosa on the windward side, as previously discussed.1) 'Peace'...
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Natural Security
Such as the blackberries, there are some for nearly every zone.The possibilities are nearly endless. Are your neighbors getting a little to close to your fence?? As a matter of fact, make it down right painful for them, yet aesthetically pleasing for...
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All-America Rose Selections for 2008
If you're looking for a quality rose that has been time tested look for the AARS logo.Images and plant facts courtesy of All American Rose Selections They are located in all USDA climate zones.The plants in the test gardens are given the same care as...
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A rose garden in Baleyssagues
Best time for the garden is of course in spring, say May-June when most roses are blooming but it is attractive even at other times.And if you happen to be on a bad day or have crooked your back while selecting wine bottles in one of the numerous cellars...
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A Gift from the Heart, Across the Miles
So finally the day came when I planted the rose at the base of my mangled redbud. I learned that it is a very special rose indeed, and it came to me from New Orleans by way of Arizona.
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Dish Flower Patterns: Part I
Floral patterns have been used to decorate just about everything and appear almost everywhere.They have been used so extensively, that we take them for granted even though we pass them by everyday.
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Growing Rugosa Roses
They also make great hedges an can be easily shaped with a bit of judicious pruning. Strain.Information for this article was gathered from areas of public domain and conversations with some of my fellow Master Gardener rosarians.Credits: All the photos...
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Quest for the Black Rose
Here are some more 'almost black', deep, dark, velvety red roses.series. She has written a book titled "," which is available on her web site. A look at orange roses So I'm off to answer the question if I can., so I decided to check them out.
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Sean McCann: A Rosarian
I was quite tongue-tied and I have no memory of what we ate. We could have been eating anything in the world. "Can we get that picture now, before I get just a wee bit drunk?" We had the picture taken then so he would not have to worry about having to...
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Helen Hayes: the woman and the rose
Although she was dubbed the First Lady of American Stage, she also achieved success in countless films. Prune in the spring by removing old canes, dead or diseased wood and neaten by cutting back canes that have tangled around one another.semi-double...
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My Favorite Climbing Rose, \
Each spring, I hack back the canes mercilessly. But since it doesn't have thorns, I can just push my way through. My plant is so vigorous that its canes often threaten to block the stairs to the deck.
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My Rose Article
I borrowed books, bought books, bought more books. I scoured books and got some more named. I became, gasp, a rose person!Having admitted that, I need to back up and tell you that my knowledge of roses is very specifically limited to those that I have.
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Plant Profiles for New Gardeners: The Alba Rose
Artists have depicted roses in a number of famous works that resemble albas too. New gardeners wanting to try a rose can not go wrong by choosing an alba. According to many sources, Pliny the Elder's (23-79 AD) description of white roses may have very...
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Mini Rose Rescue
Not true!! Although not recommended as a houseplant, they are sold as such. I keep all of mine in a bed by the front door; it's a "mini" rose garden.This year, after the madness of Valentine's Day, and the poor little mini roses are setting neglected...
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Growing Roses from A-Z (Part III)
After 1 week it is ready to use. The other 76% of the fertilizer are trace elements and inert ingredients.As I mentioned in an earlier article, I apply no fertilizer when planting a new rose.
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Wild Roses: The Native Roses and Naturalized Roses of North America
English school boys exploited the culture of "rose hipping" adventures by salvaging the hairy seeds which were otherwise discarded. It extends down the Rocky Mountains as far south as Colorado and New Mexico.
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A Child\'s Christmas Tree
That small four foot pine tree eventually became a towering eighteen foot majestic pine holding pride and place in the garden landscape. He was in for a surprise.Emma continued to visit her tree and while it should have turned brown and died, the opposite...
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