It is a disease that is carried by a very specific spider mite which infects your rose. You’ll see it as purple ‘witches broom’ foliage – and it can be lethal.
This post is a list of the most invasive weeds that we see in Western Washington & arranged by the NWCB class with pictures from their database.
This timely post is on how to prepare your roses for success with winter pruning, compared to the summer deadheading. It includes 1 video & 8 resource links,
Sept Zoom meeting 9/16; the last deadheading session at Pt. Defiance Sept. 9th; WW Fair Rose Shows Sept. 12 & Sept. 19; Fall Conference details are on page 8.
Any rose belonging to a class before 1867 is an old garden rose. There’s lots to learn about the characteristics & history of OGRs and why you should have some.
Try these 8 great tips for more blooms on your roses each week. Expect that each type of bush will respond with a vigorous rush of new buds & larger blooms.
Highlight: Keith says that if the temperature is 85 degrees or so, deadheading will change from 4pm to 10am.
If rose lovers want to discuss roses it makes it much easier if we can agree to use the same terminology. The following is a list of basic botanical & common terms used to describe rose plant parts.
June 17 – Monthly meeting with talk about arranging | June 13 – Martin’s Garden tour | Deadheading restarts June 24 | Our ‘Rose Show & Tell’ begins June 9.
Our Zoom meeting this month will feature a talk from John about all the steps in propagating roses in the NW. Learn how to add your favorite roses to your garden in less than 2 years.
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