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Gardening Answers Knowledgebase

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Rose resources:

  • www.everyrose.com - the best online database with photos, sources and gardeners' comments
  • www.justourpictures.com - great photos of roses
  • American Rose Society

  • Books:
  • The Graham Stuart Thomas Rose Book (Sagapress, 1994) -A revised edition from this late great British plantsman
  • Reliable Roses by Philip Harkness (Firefly Books, 2004) - Excellent photos and organized text describe 75 good roses
  • Roses for Washington and Oregon by Brad Jalbert & Laura Peters (Lone Pine, 2003) The best 144 roses for the Northwest
  • Lois Hole's Rose Favorites (Lone Pine, 1997)- Has all the usual rose profiles and care information, plus lots of fun facts and lore.

  • In Seattle:
  • The Seattle Rose Society meets at the Center for Urban Horticulture (3501 NE 41 Street) on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm (except July and Dec.)
  • The Woodland Park Rose Garden, adjacent to the Zoo, is open to the public from 7 am to dusk, everyday. Admission is free.

Keywords Rosa, Plant and garden societies, Reference books
Season Summer
Created Date 2007-04-03

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