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Sep 19, 2018

Natural Rose Recipes and Remedies

The petals, hips and leaves of the rose plant are all high in natural antioxidants and vitamins. We show you some of the ways you can use the rose in natural home remedies and recipes: cleansing, skin toner, and general tonics.

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Sep 17, 2018

Rose Tinctures: What They Are, and How to Make Them

How to make a rose petal tincture: relieve stress, fatigue, help fight infection. Simple and easy to follow instructions for making a rose petal tincture.

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Feb 14, 2018

Compost Heap or Tumbler?

You might assume that a high quality expensive compost tumbler will give you better compost than a regular traditionl compost heap, right? Well, it's not quite so cut and dried as that.

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Feb 14, 2018

Make Your Own (Organic) Compost

think making compost is difficult? Think again. We show you the easy and reliable way to produce great organic compost in your own back yard.

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Feb 12, 2018

Grandiflora Roses

A Grandiflora is a cross between a Hybrid Tea and a Floribunda. It inherits the best of both... the high centered blooms of the H.T, and the multiple flower sprays of the Floribunda. They also tend to be very vigorous, and often grow much taller than a Typical Hybrid Tea.

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Feb 12, 2018

Organic Rose Gardening

Learn key tips on organic rose gardening!

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Feb 11, 2018

Pencil drawings Of roses, altered rose art, and rose sketches

Learning how to draw a rose is not hard at all. You can do a drawing in a few easy steps.

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Feb 11, 2018

Soil for Roses

The right soil for roses is key to producing the perfect flower. In particular, a ph level in the 6 to 6.9 range, with 6.5 being ideal.

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Feb 11, 2018

Damask Roses

These roses are shrub roses and are also included on what is referred as Old Garden Roses (OGR), Heritage roses or Antique roses. Damasks are related to gallicas. Summer damasks are crosses between gallica roses and R. phoenicea and autumn damasks between Gallicas and R. moschata.

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Feb 11, 2018

Blaze, a Magnificent Red Climber

The blaze rose is a vibrant climbing rose for your garden or home.

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Feb 11, 2018

The Meaning of Roses

What does it mean to give someone 12 red roses? Learn what the color and number of roses mean.

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Feb 11, 2018

Musk Rose

The musk rose is a highly fragrant mountain rose that has been in cultivation since the 1600s. An ancestor of the Hybrid Musk.

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Feb 11, 2018

Rambling Roses: Veilchenblau

Veilchenblau Rose is an outstanding rambler that’s often called the nearest thing to a blue rose that’s in existence in nature. We’ll let you be the judge of that.

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Feb 11, 2018

Pencil drawings Of roses, altered rose art, and rose sketches

A collection of pencil drawings of roses, altered art, and rose paintings that you can use however you like.

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Feb 11, 2018

Rose Paintings

Don't you just love rose paintings by the old masters? Each time I look at this one by Ambrosius Bosschaert I discover something new. Most of his stilllife flower paintings featured tulips and roses, but you can also see bluebells, albas, violas, a carnation and lily of the valley.

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Feb 11, 2018

Floribunda Roses

Floribunda roses are one of the more popular varieties out there today. They are known for their ease of care and great looks.

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Feb 11, 2018

White Roses

No rose garden is complete without at least one white rose. Whether you opt for the ever popular iceberg, or something a little less common like Tineke or WW2 Memorial, white adds a fresh feeling to any garden.

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Feb 10, 2018

Seven Sisters Antique Rose

The Seven Sisters rose has an interesting history!

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Feb 09, 2018

Nearly Wild Roses

The Nearly Wild rose is an extremely hardy and strong growing pink floribunda.

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Feb 08, 2018

Nancy Steen

I just can't find a bad word to say about this rose. Lovely subtle hues of coral to salmon pink,fading to white,disease resistance, and a lovely perfume.

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Feb 08, 2018

Rose Fertilizer: Beginners Guide to Feeding Your Roses

Rose fertilizer is a key to beautiful and vibrant roses. Read more to find out all the facts on nutrition.

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Feb 08, 2018

Potpourri Supplies: Sandalwood

Sandalwood oil has a sweet-woody, warm, balsamic aroma that improves with age.

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Feb 08, 2018

Balsam Peru

Balsam Peru has a rich vanilla-like fragrance, and is a great fixative to use in homemade potpourri.

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Feb 06, 2018

Polyantha Roses

Polyantha roses are the backbone of many gardens around the world. Find out about these great small shrubs.

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Feb 06, 2018

Wild Roses

Also known as rosa Virginiana, this species is common on the East Coast of the United States, but can go as far west as Arkansas and as far north as Quebec and Ontario.

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Feb 06, 2018

Bourbon Rose

The Bourbon rose is cross between China and Damask roses, and first found on the island of Bourbon... hence the name

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Feb 06, 2018

Blue Roses

Blue roses ~ does the blue rose really exist? take a look and find out!

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Nov 29, 2017

Purple Roses: Pictures, information and trivia

Purple roses are available in varied shades such as lavender, lilac, violet, burgundy, mauve, light purple and dark purple.

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Nov 28, 2017

How To Press and Dry Roses

The rose makes a lovely pressed and dried flower. We show you the techniques to help you make your blooms last for years to come.

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Nov 27, 2017

White Roses: Scentasia

The official version of this rose gives the color as light yellow to white. However, every specimen that I have seen has been white, with a yellow center, as seen in the accompanying photo.

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