Our 68th Year serving Western Pennsylvania
A local Chapter of the American Rose Society
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last up-dated: March 25, 2018
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)
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 $15 gets the newsletter and supports the Pittsburgh Rose Society programs.
For directions to Garden Club of McKeesport, click on the map above
Best Bidwell Student Arrangement voted by the public at the 2017 Rose Show
Our Newsletter Editor and Master Rosarian Father Gervase Degenhardt was interviewed in a insightful article published in the Pittsburgh Catholic newspaper (to read....)
Mini Queen 2017 PRS Show:
Buttercup (Larry Grundler)
2017 PRS Queen of Show:
grown by the Bishops
One of the largest regional rose gardens in Western Pennsylvania is in Renziehausen Park, McKeesport. Maintained by the Garden Club of McKeesport
PRUNING DEMONSTRATIONS and work day at Renzie.
Learn pruning techniques while helping the rose garden move into spring.
1:00 p.m. Bring good gloves, pruners and maybe a low stool. If you are a PRS member, please try and bring a food item to share.
'BougainFeelYa' Look-a-like rose, one of the American Rose Trials for Sustainability winners for 2018; this rose has limited availability. Stark Brothers Nursery does have it in their catalog. It may show up at the box stores in the spring.