Roses Inny Or Outy?

Corona Tools Needle Nose Pruners

Do roses have an inny or an outy? Yes they do. They have 3-5-7 leaf outward and inward growing leaflets. The question I am asked more than any other question about roses is: “What’s an outward facing leaflet look like?” Why is it important to make a cut farther down Continue Reading

Garden Legends |Their Story & Roses

Jackson & Perkins Floribunda. New Generation Roses ® Collection. Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary, U.S.

Garden Legends Live On By Designs & Impressions They Leave on The Earth | Our Hearts and Minds Garden Legends are stories about people, plants, & companies and how their passion for creating better, more beautiful, easy to grow plants will live on as a tribute to them by rooting Continue Reading

Winter Rose Protection With Construction Blankets by MN Rose Specialist Deb Kaiser

Rose Specialist Munsinger & Clemens Gardens, Deb Kaiser

Winter in Minnesota is a force to be reckoned with. Rose Specialist of the Munsinger & Clemens Gardens St. Cloud, Minnesota, Ms. Deb Kaiser, has found a kinder gentler way to wrap it up. The following is a Guest Post by Deb Kaiser. Winter Rose Protection With Construction Blankets by Continue Reading

Who Is P. Allen Smith? (List of G2B15 Attendees)

'Black Dog'Shonka Sabe (Black Dog). Chief of the Hunkah division of the Osage tribe

“We lead people by their hearts, not their minds.”                                                                         ~ Gordon Tredgold Who is P. Allen Smith? He’s an award-winning garden expert, author, engaging story-teller and television host that will capture your heart A Winning Team Each year Allen and his formidable team lead by dynamo Mimi San Pedro Continue Reading

Rose Pruning Deja-Vu

Gaga's Garden Floribunda Rose Garden in Illinois

“It’s like déjà vu all over again.” ~ Yogi Berra Have you ever experienced déjà vu and wondered: was that true déjà vu or have I actually done the exact same thing at the same time last year? My rose pruning, is a ritualistic Rite of Spring. The ‘Rite of Continue Reading