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Pittsburgh Rose Society
Our 65th Year serving Western Pennsylvania

A local Chapter of the American Rose Society

Disclaimer: While the advice and information contained in this web page is believed to be true and correct, neither the authors nor board members can accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omissions that may have been made. The Pittsburgh Rose Society makes no warranty, expressed or implied with respect to the material contained herein.

Copyright © 2013 Pittsburgh Rose Society All right reserved

last up-dated:  March 17,  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...
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
Mini-Queen grower 
Kristin Dotterway
2013 Miniature 
Queen of Show: Edisto grown by Kristin Dotterway 
Best Mini Spray, 
Hilde, grown by Georgie Papale
ROSE SHOW RESULTS:  For a complete listing of the judging finals please follow this link...
Click on the "Purple balloon in the Map" to enter your location and get directions
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. 
For directions to Renziehausen Park Rose Garden click the balloon below:  
Open Gardens and Annual Picnic

​Three members' gardens will open this day only, ending with the Annual Picnic starting at 5:00 pm.  

Saturday, August 16

More details later

​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...