Our 65th Year serving Western Pennsylvania
A local Chapter of the American Rose Society
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last up-dated: September 20, 2014
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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)
To view the Calendar of 2014 Events
Doug Oster of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette visited the Renzie garden. To read his blog and see the video, 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.
In Memoriam Jean (Fugent) Stehle
The Renzie Park Rose garden is in full bloom and open to the public daily from dawn to dust. There is no admission charge. For more information...
THERE ARE NO MORE EVENTS FOR 2014, but we will be announcing the 2015 calendar soon. We do know that there will be a Renzie Park Rose Day in June, a juried Rose Show in the fall (late August probably), Annual picnic and open garden tours early August, pruning demonstrations in April, and two educational symposiums. More details later.
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...
Memories form the Fall Rose Show, 9/13 at Bidwell
Firefighter Queen; Bonnie and Art Bishop
Best Floribunda Spray: Hanna Gordon, gown by Dick Oberlander
Bidwell Student Arrangement voted "Favorite"
Ann Kubik proudly holds her Mini-Queen--Hilde
Our President, Georgie Papale (center), accepts her "Outstanding Consulting Rosarian" award at the Penn-Jersey District Meeting. Nancy Redington, District Director is on the left and Joan Singer, District Consulting Rosarian Director to the right.
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MAY ALL THE JOYS OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON BE YOUR! The Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Rose Society wishes all of you a most blessed and joyful Christmas and Holiday Season.
IT'S TIME TO RENEW YOUR PRS MEMBERSHIP for 2015. Your $15 gets the newsletter and supports the Pittsburgh Rose Society and the Renzie Park Rose Garden.