Portland Rose Society Guide To Pruning Roses

Rose Pruning Cart Ready For Rose Pruning Season

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

Rose Volunteer Of The Year Chicago Flower & Garden Show Flowertales: The Story Grows On

It would be difficult to say whether Our Rose Volunteer of The Year, American Rose Society Member Frank Devries loves roses or talking to people about roses the most.”

‘Peace’ Rose: Stamp Of Approval By Dr. Charold Baer

Rich Baer's Photo of the 'Peace' Rose

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

The Life & Times of David C.H. Austin by Dr. Tommy Cairns

David C. H. Austin & Bertie

This is the most in depth look at ‘The Life & Times’ of the creator of the English Rose, David C.H. Austin, Maker of Heavenly Roses’ who spent an outstanding lifetime working to make tangible contributions to the evolution of roses. His life is a
wonderful story well worth telling for generations to marvel at his
achievements. ~ Dr. Tommy Cairns

‘Stormy Weather’ Climbing Rose Weathers Winter

'Stormy Weather' Bloom & A Bumble Bee

“There’s no Climber that sings the blues any better…mysterious deep smokey purple blues with a touch of cloudy white on the reverse…set against grey-green leaves