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Pittsburgh Rose Society
Our 65th Year serving Western Pennsylvania

A local Chapter of the American Rose Society

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Copyright © 2014 Pittsburgh Rose Society All right reserved

last up-dated:  September 20,  2014  
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.
 To view the Calendar of 2014 Events
as a PDF file, follow this link.
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.  
Give it a try. 

​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...
Our Next Event:
Saturday, November 9, 2014

Start your End of Year Holidays at Renziehausen Park Rose Garden Clubhouse at our Holiday Social.

1:30 pm  Please bring a food item to share

This is always a popular event; everyone can talk and maybe still enjoy some roses in the Renzie Garden is the weather cooperates.  
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"
You may view the complete 2014 show results by following this link...
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.