Peonies bloom before roses do, so for a fantastic bloom prior to pruning your roses follow these 5 simple Peony Tips for a glorious spring bloom”
In summation for any rose plant – remove all parts of the bush that are too small or weak to hold up the growth anticipated for this year and leave as much strong wood as you want, the more you leave the bigger the bush will be and the more flowers you will get. Portland Rose Society
The Chicago Flower & Garden Show launched the spring season with sixteen premier gardens on awe-inspiring Lake Michigan at Navy Pier once again! Here’s your rotogravure of the event.
Guest Post by Dr. Charold Baer of the Portland Rose Society; the story of how her husband Rich Baer’s photo of the ‘Peace’ Rose was selected to be the ultimate USPS symbol of love & celebrate the birthday of the world’s best selling, most popular rose. Meet the rose photographer Continue Reading
“A rose is an argument. It proclaims the triumph of beauty over brutality, of gentleness over violence, of the ephemeral over the lasting, and of the universal over the particular. The same rose bursts into bloom on the North Cape and in the Sahara Desert.” ~ Alain Meilland