Proven Products for Rose Gardeners

If you are looking for some great products for rose gardeners, here are some that have undergone extensive testing by ARS members and found to be of high quality:   Bayer Advanced All-in-One Rose and Flower care Garden Safe Brand Rose and Flower Insect Killer Mills Easy Feed 20-10-6 Mills Magic Rose Mix Miracle-Gro Garden... Continue Reading →

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The Green Rose

Is there a pot of gold for us lovers of roses? For all the Irish in all of us and lovers of roses, let us think green, not a shamrock but a green rose. Not St. Patrick rose which only has a tint of green, but a real Green Rose.     At one of... Continue Reading →

Time To Prune Your Roses

If you look at the calendar, Spring begins on March 20 but for lovers of roses, spring comes when that yellow-flowered shrub called Forsythia starts to bloom.  Pruning roses is a rite of spring for rosarians. In the South, I was told to prune on the last week in February. Then our season begins.  Some... Continue Reading →

Rose in Christianity

ROSE TIDBITS In the early days of Christianity, the rose fell out of favor because of its connections with pagan rituals and Roman orgies, but it later became associated with the Virgin Mary (who is often referred to as “The Rose of Heaven” or “The Mystical Rose”), and many saints, including Angelus, Cassilda, Elizabeth of... Continue Reading →

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