Pittsburgh Rose Society
Our 69th Year serving Western Pennsylvania  

A local Chapter of the American Rose Society

Disclaimer: While the advice and information contained in this web page is believed to be true and correct, neither the authors nor board members can accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omissions that may have been made. The Pittsburgh Rose Society makes no warranty, expressed or implied with respect to the material contained herein.

Copyright © 2018 Pittsburgh Rose Society All right reserved

last up-dated: October 1, 2018




The rose growers biggest insect problem--MIDGE.  The classic symptoms of a rose midge (Dasineura rhodophaga) attack are the rose bud that turn brown, shrivel, and disintegrate...(read more)

Membership costs $20 per year which gets you eleven issues of our Society's Newsletter electronically or $25 for a print version.  For a sample follow this link.

THE NURSERY GUIDE has been up-dated.  We have direct links to all the major rose growers in the United States and Canada.  Go to the Nursery Guide page and click on the nursery you are looking for and use it to browse each company's website for those hard to find roses.  This tool makes web searching for roses much easier.  
Give it a try. 

Rose Legends and Romance come alive in Wooster, OH. Roses have always induced images of romance and adventure in both poets and ordinary people and many old garden varieties are steeped in history and legend: read more...
PRS MEMBERSHIP    Your $20 gets the newsletter and supports the Pittsburgh Rose Society programs.
You can download a renewal form here...
For directions to the Renziehausen Park Rose Garden
Best Bidwell Student Arrangement voted by the public at the 2018 Rose Show
entered by Nicole Henderson
Our Newsletter Editor and Master Rosarian Father Gervase Degenhardt was interviewed in a insightful article published in the Pittsburgh Catholic newspaper 
(to read....)
Mini Queen 2018 PRS Show: 
Joy (Larry Grundler) (image left)
2018 PRS Queen of Show: 
'Spellbound'
grown by the Bishops (right)
One of the largest regional rose gardens in Western Pennsylvania is in Renziehausen Park, McKeesport.  Maintained by the Garden Club of McKeesport
THE 2018 ROSE SHOW RESULTS 
read more...
All of our 2018 events are over.  we hope to see you all next year.  
A REMINDER!  It is membership renewal time.  $20 gets you full membership to the Pittsburgh Rose Society and 11 editions of our newsletter delivered electronically.  You also have the option to subscribe to the print version of the letter for $25 a year.  Follow the link at the right for a renewal/new member form.
Voted favorite mini arrangement entered by Ann Kubik
Spring’s A Comin’ Rose Weekend Registration
February 22-24, Gettysburg, PA 17235
To download a registration form, follow this link
To download the Photo Contest Rules, follow this link