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Jun 14, 2017

Rose Poetry - From Sappho to John Keats

poetry about roses - from Sappho to John Keats

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Jun 13, 2017

Chicago Flower Show

The Chicago Flower show is a nice way to check out some different gardening ideas and some beautiful flowers.

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Jun 13, 2017

Missouri Botanical Garden

The Missouri Botanical Garden is a great place for roses, right in St. Louis. Check it out next time you are in the area.

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Jun 13, 2017

Portland Rose Garden

The Portland rose garden, a terrific spot to view 550 varieties of roses.

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Nov 10, 2016

Rose Mosaic

Out of all the most common rose diseases, Mosaic is the one that would bring me out in a cold sweat if I ever saw an infected plant in my garden. A virus, there is no cure and no hope of recovery for an infected plant.

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Nov 10, 2016

Rose Leaves

Rose leaves are an integral part of a healthy plant. Many diseases and pests can be headed off by properly inspecting a leaf.

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Nov 10, 2016

Rose Recipes: Syrup, Tea and Jam

For those that want to use their rosehips and petals in the kitchen, we have some fantastic recipes for you. Rosehip syrup, rose petal jam and rose petal tea, along with some good tips on what roses to use.

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Nov 10, 2016

Public Rose Gardens Around The World

Take a look at a few unknown rose gardens from around the world. These are ones you may never get to visit, but itcan still be fun to see what you're missing out on!

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Nov 10, 2016

Rose Gardening

Rose gardening, nothing beats the satisfaction of beautiful fragrant roses that you have grown yourself.

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Nov 10, 2016

Rose Diseases

Some of the most common rose diseases. How to identify and treat them, from Blackspot to Rose Mosaic.

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Nov 10, 2016

Rose Fragrance: Scent Matters!

How roses get their scent, and a description of the essential oils that make up the fragrance.

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Nov 10, 2016

Roses Clipart ~ free rose images and clip art

Free roses clipart, non copyright for use on web pages, cards, artwork etc.

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Nov 10, 2016

Propagating Roses From Cuttings

Growing roses doesn't need to be difficult. Roses from cuttings, budding roses, or pollination, it's up to you.

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Nov 10, 2016

Control Beetles on Your Roses

There are so many different types of beetles that attack roses, so we will stick with the most common. It's likely that if you can't find you own particular nemesis in here, the treatment may well be the same anyway. So try some of these simple tips, regardless of which type is infesting your roses.

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Nov 10, 2016

Red Roses: Pictures, information and trivia

Red roses are definitely my favorite! Especially the deep red varieties, such as Birthday Present and Red Planet.

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Nov 10, 2016

Rose Arbors, Arches and Trellis

To keep visual interest going in your garden, think vertical with your roses. That means arches, arbours and trellis.

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Nov 10, 2016

Rambling Roses

Rambling roses - how to grow and care for them. Our list of the top 5 ramblers to plant in your garden.

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Nov 10, 2016

The Pretenders... Pseudo Roses

Pretenders are everywhere, plants that call themselves 'roses' but are not even distantly related to the rose family. Often, they don't even bear a passing resemblance to a rose. I call them pseudo roses.

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Nov 10, 2016

Queen Elizabeth Rose - A Majestic Pink Beauty

The Queen Elizabeth is a popular pink grandiflora rose.

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Nov 10, 2016

Pruning Roses - The Beginners Guide

Here are some basic tips to help and guide you so that you can learn how to prune roses in an accomplished and capable manner.

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Nov 10, 2016

Propagating roses from cuttings, seed and grafting

Growing roses doesn't need to be difficult. Roses from cuttings, budding roses, or pollination, it's up to you.

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Nov 10, 2016

Potpourri

Roses are beautiful. Their fragrance is heavenly, too. Here are some ideas for uses of roses, like potpourri, rose oil, rose tea and more.

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Nov 10, 2016

Rose Hybridizing ~ predict the color of your rose seedings

A handy chart that lets you predict the color of your rose seedlings. Gives the percentages of each color that will be produced, when various colored parents are used.

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Nov 10, 2016

Playboy Rose- Multicolored Orange Beauty

The Playboy rose, brilliant orange hues mixed with various red and yellow shades. Beautiful!

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Nov 10, 2016

Planting Roses: How to Plant Roses to Ensure They Thrive

There are two main ways to buy new roses. Bare root, and potted. While it's tempting to think the only difference is that one has soild around the roots and the other does't, and therefore treat and plant them the same way, this isn't entirely true.

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Nov 10, 2016

Pink Roses

The shades of pink vary from the aptly named Brilliant Pink Iceberg through to the subtlety of Nancy Steen.

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Nov 10, 2016

Orange Roses

Orange Roses - A vibrant addition to your garden.

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Nov 10, 2016

Peace Rose -Perhaps The Most Popular Rose

The peace rose is the most popular rose of the modern rose growing era.

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Nov 10, 2016

Othello, From The English Rose Collection

While there are many great things with the Othello rose, it does have a few drawbacks. On the plus side, it has massive fragrant blooms, that start off deep scarlet and then fade to various shades of purple. Just wonderful!

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Nov 10, 2016

New Dawn - Worlds Best Climbing Rose?

New Dawn has to be on my list of the 5 all time great climbing roses. With an abundance of blooms from spring to early winter, easy to grow and very disease resistant, there is everything to like with this particular climber.

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