Cultivation

Just Say No To Chemicals

My home rose garden. Chemical free for over a decade. My Journey to All Natural Rose Gardening. Written by Paul F. Zimmerman - This article accompanied a lecture given at the New York Botanical Garden and was published in the Sustainable Rose Garden - 2008 I suppose my journey to an “All-Green” Rose Garden truly...

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Three Friends And A Truck – Moving A Rose Garden

(Or how to move a collection of OGRs without losing the spring bloom) Paul F. Zimmerman Originally published in The Rose Reporter Gertrude Jeckyll. A fine David Austin Rose. There we are, one fine early spring evening, sipping our tea and watching “Mystery” when it comes. The phone call every renting Rosarian fears. “Hello” I...

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Novice Corner

In 2003 when the Tinseltown Rose Society was formed I was privileged to write the Novice Corner for our newsletter "The Rose Reporter" for the first two years. "The Rose Reporter" was and still is edited by Luis Desemaro and he has won countless awards for it. And deservedly so. Below are 20 columns that...

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Pruning – By Gregg Lowery Of Vintage Gardens

RNRS Pruning Trials—Important Corrections to my Report In our December newsletter I reported on the trials of the Royal National Rose Society where the results of three methods of pruning roses were studied. It was brought gently to my attention by friends in England that I didn’t quite get it right. I offer most humble...

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You Can Grow Roses – By Pam Greenwald of Angel Gardens

Old Garden Roses vs Hybrid Tea Roses Pam Greenwald Pam Greenwald  grows roses at Angel Garden’s new location north of Alachua, Florida. Visits to the nursery are by appointment only. Group tours welcome. Classes offered. Call 352-359-1133 or visit www.angelgardens.com for more info. When I tell people that I grow roses, most will respond, “I...

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A Year In The Life Of A Rose

Paul F. Zimmerman 1998 Rosarie De La Hay just south of Paris Volumes of material have been written about rose care and it’s the tone of this mass of material that turns people off to growing roses in the first place. You know, spend $20 on a rose and then go drop $200 on chemicals...

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