Our 68th Year serving Western Pennsylvania
A local Chapter of the American Rose Society
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last up-dated: December 14, 2017
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)
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.
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 $15 gets the newsletter and supports the Pittsburgh Rose Society programs.
For directions to Garden Club of McKeesport, click on the map above
Best Bidwell Student Arrangement voted by the public at the 2017 Rose Show
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 2017 PRS Show:
Buttercup (Larry Grundler)
2017 PRS Queen of Show:
grown by the Bishops
One of the largest regional rose gardens in Western Pennsylvania is in Renziehausen Park, McKeesport. Maintained by the Garden Club of McKeesport
Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show
The Pittsburgh Rose Society will be manning the Bidwell Training Center booth again this year at the Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show. Members who would like to volunteer may contact
Bill Dorn (412-853-8487) to select a time slot.
'BougainFeelYa' Look-a-like rose, one of the American Rose Trials for Sustainability winners for 2018; this rose has limited availability. Stark Brothers Nursery does have it in their catalog. It may show up at the box stores in the spring.
EDUCATION PROGRAM: Sunday, March 18, 1:30 p.m. Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Presenter David McKibben, CR, will discuss spring pruning,
proper planting, general care throughout the gardening
season, and how to achieve roses that look good
and perform well with little input.