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Pittsburgh Rose Society
Our 66th Year serving Western Pennsylvania

A local Chapter of the American Rose Society

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last up-dated: April 27, 2016
Webmaster:  David McKibben www.dhmckibben@hotmail.com

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 on $15 per year which gets you eleven issues of our Society's Newsletter.  For a sample follow this link.
Doug Oster of the Pittsburgh Tribune-review 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.  
Give it a try. 

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...
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...
You may view the complete 2014 show results by following this link...

Our 2016 Calendar of Events can be viewed by  following this link. See you at our next event.  
PRS MEMBERSHIP    Your $15 gets the newsletter and supports the Pittsburgh Rose Society and the Renzie Park Rose Garden.
You can download a renewal form here...
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Best Bidwell Student Arrangement voted by the public at the 2015 Rose Show

JUNE 11  Renziehausen Park Rose Garden


starting at 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with guided tours of the garden

Two Workshops:  Ralph Stehle on cleaning garden pruners and Dorothy Zenkevich demonstrating a simple, yet highly successful method of propagating soft wood rose cuttings.  

Dolores J. Howley

Dedicated to Roses and Gardens

The Pittsburgh Rose Society has lost a long time member and champion of roses. Dolores served as a member of the Society’s Board as Secretary and Master Rosarian. She will be profoundly missed.

Delores Howley ready to begin her propagating demonstration at Renzie Park Rose Day