Pittsburgh Rose Society
Our 70th Year serving Western Pennsylvania  

A local Chapter of the American Rose Society

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Copyright © 2018 Pittsburgh Rose Society All right reserved

last up-dated April 30, 2019




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. 

PRS MEMBERSHIP    Your $20 gets the newsletter and supports the Pittsburgh Rose Society programs.
You can download a renewal form here...
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) 
2018 PRS Queen of Show: 
'Spellbound'
grown by the Bishops (right)
THE 2018 ROSE SHOW RESULTS 
read more...
Voted favorite mini arrangement entered by Ann Kubik
OUR JUNE PROGRAM:

URGENT PLEA TO MEMBERS:  in order to make our Rose Expo on June 15 a success we need members to bring roses to display.  NO rules, bring your nice roses(as many as you can)--knowing the name helps-- and containers (plastic water bottle ideal),  Join the fun. 

Set-up starts at 9:00 a.m. when the library opens. 
Garden Club of McKeesport Hosts Rose Day June 8, 2019
Renzie Park Arboretum and Rose Garden, 100 Pinoak Drive, McKeesport, PA 15132

From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, the Garden Club of McKeesport will welcome visitors to their annual Rose Day celebration.  
PRS Consulting Rosarians will be on hand, along with garden club members, to answer your rose growing questions.