Our 70th Year serving Western Pennsylvania
A local Chapter of the American Rose Society
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last up-dated: January 29, 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.
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 $20 gets the newsletter and supports the Pittsburgh Rose Society programs.
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
Mini Queen 2018 PRS Show:
Joy (Larry Grundler) (image left)
2018 PRS Queen of Show:
grown by the Bishops (right)
THE 2018 ROSE SHOW RESULTS
It is with sadness that the Pittsburgh Rose Society announces the passing of our President Georgie Papale on January 28, 2019. For more information concerning the funeral arrangements please visit the Slater Funeral Home website following this link.
Voted favorite mini arrangement entered by Ann Kubik
Spring’s A Comin’ Rose Weekend Registration
February 22-24, Gettysburg, PA 17235