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Pittsburgh Rose Society
Our 66th Year serving Western Pennsylvania

A local Chapter of the American Rose Society

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last up-dated:  June 15, 2015 
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.
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. 

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...
Firefighter  Queen;  Bonnie and Art Bishop
Best Floribunda Spray: Hanna Gordon, gown by Dick Oberlander
You may view the complete 2014 show results by following this link...
Ann Kubik proudly holds her Mini-Queen--Hilde

Our 2015 Calendar of Events can be viewed by  following this link. See you at our next event.  
IT'S TIME TO RENEW YOUR PRS MEMBERSHIP  for 2015.  Your $15 gets the newsletter and supports the Pittsburgh Rose Society and the Renzie Park Rose Garden.
You can download a renewal form here...
JUNE 13th Rose Day Draws Many Visitors

The Garden Club of McKeesport and the Pittsburgh Rose Society  hosted ROSE DAY at Renziehausen Park last Saturday.  The roses were in all their glory and admired by an estimated 100+ visitors to the park.  The Garden Club of McKeesport and the Pittsburgh Rose Society hosted the event with tours and workshops on rose horticulture.  A big thank you to all those who volunteered to make the event a success. 

For directions, click on the balloon below
PRS President and Garden Club Member Georgie Papale leads a tour of the Mini-beds at the 2015 Rose Day events.
right: snack table; left: Dolores Howley giving Bill Dorn tips on propagating roses, and below: Jane Miller leads a tour into the rose garden.  Far right:  sampling the buffet table. 
ROSE SHOW set for Saturday, August 29, 2015
For details and guidelines for entry download a show schedule(click on this link)