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...
Rose Rosette: a tsunami in the rose world?
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 2016 Rose Show
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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....)
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Saturday, October 8, 2016
Mt. Lebanon Public Library
16 Castle Shannon Blvd,
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
Mark Windham, Ph.D
University of Tenneessee
Mark Windham, Ph.D Mark Windham is a professor and distinguished chair of ornamental pathology at the University of Tennessee. He has been actively researching diseases of landscape and nursery crops for more than 30 years. Mark’s research projects have included the development of a list of rose cultivars that do not have to be sprayed for black spot and Cercospora leaf spot in Mid-South gardens. He has worked with the American Rose Society to develop a best management plan for Rose Rosette Virus and is part a national team of scientists working on Rose Rosette. Mark is a past president of the Knoxville’s Holston Rose Society and has been growing roses for more than 25 years. He selected the roses for the Beall Family Rose Garden on UT’s campus and is the garden’s technical advisor. He teaches several classes including Introductory Plant Pathology, Diseases and Insects of Ornamental Crops, Forest Pathology and a freshman-only class on SEC Football (his favorite class).
Mini Queen 2016 PRS Show:
Baby Boomer (Ann Kubik)
2016 PRS Queen of Show:
'Touch of Class'
grown by Father Gervase