Our 64th Year serving Western Pennsylvania
A local Chapter of the American Rose Society
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last up-dated: March 10, 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) Doug Oster of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette visited the Renzie garden. To read his blog and see the video, follow this link...
2013 Queen of the Show: Spellbound grown
by Bonnie and Arthur Bishop
Class 2: Best HT or GF Spray: Earth Song
grown by Cil and David McKibben
Queen of Show: Edisto grown by Kristin Dotterway
Best Mini Spray,
Hilde, grown by Georgie Papale
Our next major event will be our booth with the Bidwell Training Center at the Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show. Thanks to all our members who have volunteered to help man the booth. For more information about the Show, Call Ralph Stehle at 412-364-3227; future events...
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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.
April 5 & 12, 2014
Free rose bush pruning demonstrations at Renzie Park Rose Garden starting at 1:00 pm
Winter doesn't seem to want to go away but you can still plan ahead: you can visit the on-line catalogues of all major rose sellers by following this link.
GREENTREE GARDEN CLUB TO PRESENT
"Creating a Carefree Garden of Roses" featuring Consulting Rosarian David McKibben. This program is FREE and open to the public. Thursday, April 10. Lunch at 11:00 am; presentation at 12:30 pm. Greentree Fire Hall, Greentree, PA. 15220
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