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While sitting in her garden, Diane provides some perspective on where we need to focus the American Rose Society for future success...
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Organic Garden Dreams: February Roses

Organic Garden Dreams: February Roses | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it

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The GMO Fight Moves to Washington State - LA Weekly (blog)

The GMO Fight Moves to Washington State - LA Weekly (blog) | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it

Daily Beast The GMO Fight Moves to Washington State LA Weekly (blog) In November, California had the chance to pass the country's first wide-sweeping law mandating the labeling of foods made with genetically modified ingredients.


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California got the recent legal movement started and now the Evergreen State will vote in Npvember.
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Dr. Griffith Buck roses, blooming today

Dr. Griffith Buck roses, blooming today | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it
I have always thought that Dr. Buck was a rose breeder ahead of his time. As the head of the horticulture department at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, Buck was breeding for rose hardiness for t...
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The Transplanted Gardener

The Transplanted Gardener | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it

One rose, many colors 'Rainbow's End' miniature. How does that happen? Learn more at my blog http://wp.me/p2ajy7-57

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Have you experienced problems growing roses?

Have you experienced problems growing roses? | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it

Check out the suggestions from Red Dirt Roses.

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Standard tree rose

Standard tree rose | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it
I have added several plants that fall into the theme of “this would not grow in Minnesota”. Standard tree roses will grow in Minnesota the complicated part is winter protection. Earlier...
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Cliff Mass Weather Blog: Soil Temperatures and Gardening

Cliff Mass Weather Blog: Soil Temperatures and Gardening | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it

Interesting science about soil temps and gardening.

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How To Stop Slugs Snails Eating Plants and Vegetables: Organic Way

How To Stop Slugs Snails Eating Plants and Vegetables: Organic Way | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it
How to stop slugs and snails eating plants, vegetables, seedlings. Protect plants from slugs. Use iron phosphate. It is a natural product.
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Got Young Climbing Roses? Let em Grow! - Fine Gardening

Got Young Climbing Roses? Let em Grow! - Fine Gardening | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it

I do have young climbing roses. Patience is the key. Great article.

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How to Prune Hybrid Tea Roses - Fine Gardening Video

How to Prune Hybrid Tea Roses - Fine Gardening Video | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it

I recommend using bypass style pruners for a clean cut without crushing rose canes.

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A Visit with Knock Out Roses' William Radler | The Hortiholic

A Visit with Knock Out Roses' William Radler | The Hortiholic | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it

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gardening in western washington: A cold start to a new year...

gardening in western washington: A cold start to a new year... | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it
I know, some of you in the really cold places are wishing it would get up to 24, but for us here is western washington, 24 is cold. Mild winters are alright by me, but frost makes for some nice pictures and possible dead plants.
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I think this is the foothills of the Cascades and not near the sound.

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Timeless beauty of blooming hydrangeas back in style - Mackay Daily Mercury

Timeless beauty of blooming hydrangeas back in style - Mackay Daily Mercury | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it
Timeless beauty of blooming hydrangeas back in style
Mackay Daily Mercury
THIS would have to be one of the most rewarding plants to grow - lovely soft, deep-green foliage contrasted with huge, brightly coloured flowers.

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These are the most beautiful blue flowers.

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Roses, Rose Care Products, Fungicides, Pesticides, Inscticides & Growing Advice.

Roses, rose care products, fungicides, pesticides, insecticides & growing advice. See Great Roses, read educational articles for beginners, participate in an active rose forum and more.
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Black spot: Some roses are prone to it and others are resistant.

Black spot: Some roses are prone to it and others are resistant. | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it

Black spot is a fungal disease of roses. The challenging part of controlling it is that the fungal spores attach under the leaf and take 5-7 days and moisture to germinate so that by the time you see this, it is a bad infection. 

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Chris VanCleave's comment, May 25, 2012 8:25 AM
Good Info
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Roses, Rose photos, gardening, breeding, nurseries, societies and everything Rose related.

Roses, Rose photos, gardening, breeding, nurseries, societies and everything Rose related. | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it

HelpMeFind Roses is like an online encyclopedia of roses.

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gardening in western washington: Gardeners Bloom Day!

gardening in western washington: Gardeners Bloom Day! | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it
Gardeners Bloom Day! Spring has finally sprung here in the Northwest and there are lots of blooms! Some of the early bloomers are fading, but a lot of annuals have taken up the cause. Happy bloom day to one and all!
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Paul Zimmerman Roses - Roses Are Plants Too!© • View topic - The roses keep coming.

Paul Zimmerman Roses - Roses Are Plants Too!© • View topic - The roses keep coming. | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it

Paul Zimmerman shares some great blooms today!

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Chris VanCleave's comment, May 11, 2012 12:49 AM
Beautiful Bloom!
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New Garden Roses - The Drift Series - Fine Gardening

New Garden Roses - The Drift Series - Fine Gardening | Rose gardening for everyone | Scoop.it
Everyone grows and loves Knockout because it's so easy. Are there new garden roses being released just as easy to grow. Indeed there are!
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