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Exhibiting Roses

Staging Watch some of the old hands at the game. Assimilate first the cool, methodical way they go about their work. Their first consideration is to unpack their roses and get them into water. Then they find their classes; perhaps … Continue reading

03. May 2017 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagating Roses

NEW varieties of rose are raised from seed, but the main method of increasing stock is by budding, which consists of taking a leaf-bud from the cultivated tree and inserting it into an understock. Some trees are also obtained by … Continue reading

02. May 2017 by Dave Pinkney
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ROSA (ROSE)

  (D = deciduous leaf losing and E = evergreen) Climbing and rambler roses are discussed fully in Roses. The following are less usual kinds, all of which flower in the height of summer. Rosa banksiae (Banksian rose) (D), thornless, … Continue reading

08. January 2013 by Dave Pinkney
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ROSA as a Hedgeplant

(Deciduous) Several species of rose can be used to make attractive flowering hedges. Plant 1-½ ft. apart in November if possible, though all roses may be planted throughout the winter provided there is no frost. The following make attractive screens … Continue reading

16. November 2012 by Dave Pinkney
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Rosa (Rose)

(D = deciduous leaf losing and E = evergreen) The hybrid tea and other bedding roses are discussed in Roses, but many roses are worth growing as shrubs, either with other flowering shrubs or as isolated specimens. These include the … Continue reading

17. October 2012 by Dave Pinkney
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General Cultivation for Growing Roses

ROSES in established beds only require one good annual feed of organic matter, and the time to give this is in the spring. It is both wrong and wasteful to apply it in the autumn. Wrong because it holds moisture … Continue reading

02. May 2012 by Dave Pinkney
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List of Old Shrub Roses

Alba Group These are among the oldest roses known in garden cultivation, some dating back to Roman times. They are tough and vigorous and thrive in almost any kind of soil, including light sandy types. They are compact, bushy shrubs … Continue reading

27. February 2012 by Dave Pinkney
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