Our 66th Year serving Western Pennsylvania
A local Chapter of the American Rose Society
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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) 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.
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...
PRS MEMBERSHIP Your $15 gets the newsletter and supports the Pittsburgh Rose Society and the Renzie Park Rose Garden.
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Best Bidwell Student Arrangement voted by the public at the 2015 Rose Show
Two major events in August!
Saturday, August 5 Members Garden Tours and Annual Picnic. The first tour starts at 1:30 p.m. Please see the August Newsletter for directions and more information.
Saturday, August 27 THE ANNUAL ROSE SHOW
Bidwell Training Center, 1600 Metropolitan St. 15233 Open to the public starting at !:00 pm to 4:00 p.m. For a show schedule and information for entry follow this link.
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 2015 Renzie Park Rose Day
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Our Newsletter Editor and Master Rosarian Father Gervase Degenhardt was interviewed in a insightful article published in the Pittsburgh Catholic newspaper (to read....)