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.
After touring these fabulous Instagram-worthy rose gardens, they may inspire you to start your own rose garden & take even more pictures.
You can also enjoy the beauty of rose color and texture by growing them in patio containers. All types of roses can be grown in containers – it’s very simple provided you follow a few simple guidelines.
The AARS selection was regarded as the most prestigious rose prize in the U.S. for 73 years, but AARS was discontinued after 2013 and replaced by the updated American Garden Rose Selections (AGRS) program which continues now in 2020.
In 2017, the American Rose Society launched the ambitious ‘Great Garden Restoration Project’ – to update the rose gardens at the American Rose Center by 2022.
Why a ‘Rosie the Riveter’ garden?
American rosarians can plant 3-12 of the ‘Rosie the Riveter’ rose bushes in our major community gardens to honor these overlooked female heroes of WWII.
It will continue to inspire future generations of young American women.
Maybe they’ve tried to grow roses before, only to have them die with the first cold snap.
Well, if you put the same amount of care and attention into buying a rose plant as you plan to put into taking care of it, you may be pleasantly surprised with the result.
The James Alexander Gamble Fragrance Award The April 2014 Queen’s Herald contained an article that listed the favorite fragrant roses for a good number of TRS members. Many roses were mentioned and all would be…
There are new roses of each type, each year – and many in recent years have been very hearty in our Northwestern US climate.
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