Roses & You

This is the place for all Rose lovers to find member news for the American Rose Society. As the largest and oldest botanical organization in the United States, the American Rose Society represents all the best of the world of roses through education, community and working towards a bright future for rose enthusiasts.

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The bloom is on: New varieties make roses much easier to grow - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 09/02/2021

The bloom is on: New varieties make roses much easier to grow - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Check out the article below to learn about how new roses make growing them easier!

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The bloom is on: New varieties make roses much easier to grow - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Roses have always been synonymous with beauty. h For some people, they’re also synonymous with too much work. h Gardeners might remember the roses their mothers or grandmothers grew that were prone to diseases, had few blooms and had to be tied up in burlap or covered with white plastic-foam cones...

08/18/2021

The rules for the American Rose Digital Photo Contest are updated!

πŸ‘‰ Check them out on the website: https://www.rose.org/photocontestrules

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The rules for the American Rose Digital Photo Contest are updated!

πŸ‘‰ Check them out on the website: https://www.rose.org/photocontestrules

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4 Easy Care Roses to Grow in Your Garden | Well+Good 08/12/2021

4 Easy Care Roses to Grow in Your Garden | Well+Good

Check out this article on the easiest to care for roses!

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4 Easy Care Roses to Grow in Your Garden | Well+Good Caring for rose bushes doesn't have to be difficult. Learn about four varieties of disease-resistant, easy care roses you can plant at home.

08/11/2021

The deadline to review your roses is quickly approaching and we need reviewers!

Let us know how your roses are doing!

πŸ‘‰ Click here to access the survey: https://bit.ly/3iCrnQg

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The deadline to review your roses is quickly approaching and we need reviewers!

Let us know how your roses are doing!

πŸ‘‰ Click here to access the survey: https://bit.ly/3iCrnQg

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08/09/2021

Have you registered for Cream City Roses yet? The convention is NEXT MONTH!

With panels, workshops, and the coveted Rose Show, there is so much to do during this 5-day event!

To learn more about the event and see all Cream City Roses has to offer, click here https://www.creamcityroses.org/

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Have you registered for Cream City Roses yet? The convention is NEXT MONTH!

With panels, workshops, and the coveted Rose Show, there is so much to do during this 5-day event!

To learn more about the event and see all Cream City Roses has to offer, click here https://www.creamcityroses.org/

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08/06/2021

The rules for the American Rose Digital Photo Contest are updated!

πŸ‘‰ Check them out on the website: https://www.rose.org/photocontestrules

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The rules for the American Rose Digital Photo Contest are updated!

πŸ‘‰ Check them out on the website: https://www.rose.org/photocontestrules

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Gardening: Rugosa roses: what's not to love? 08/05/2021

Gardening: Rugosa roses: what's not to love?

Check out this article about growing Rugosa roses!

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Gardening: Rugosa roses: what's not to love? Rugosas are hardy through our freezing winters and are relatively pest and disease free.

08/02/2021

The 2021 Triennial Election Results are in!

πŸ‘‰ To view the results, click here https://www.rose.org/election

Congratulations to everyone!

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The 2021 Triennial Election Results are in!

πŸ‘‰ To view the results, click here https://www.rose.org/election

Congratulations to everyone!

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07/31/2021

πŸŽ„ It's Christmas in July! πŸŽ„

If you would like to support us by donating lights for Christmas in Roseland, here is our wishlist: https://amzn.to/3xzocOe

All donations are greatly appreciated!

πŸŽ„ It's Christmas in July! πŸŽ„

If you would like to support us by donating lights for Christmas in Roseland, here is our wishlist: https://amzn.to/3xzocOe

All donations are greatly appreciated!

Garden Tour & Dedications 07/26/2021

Garden Tour & Dedications

Missed the Garden Tour and Dedications? Check out the recap by Marilyn Wellan below!

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Garden Tour & Dedications June 5, 2021 was a special day for so many reasons. It did not represent the completion of the Great Garden Restoration Project, but it...

07/25/2021

Have you registered for Cream City Roses yet?

With panels, workshops, and the coveted Rose Show, there is so much to do during this 5-day event!

To learn more about the event and see all Cream City Roses has to offer, click here https://www.creamcityroses.org/

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Have you registered for Cream City Roses yet?

With panels, workshops, and the coveted Rose Show, there is so much to do during this 5-day event!

To learn more about the event and see all Cream City Roses has to offer, click here https://www.creamcityroses.org/

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07/24/2021

πŸŽ„ It's Christmas in July! πŸŽ„

If you would like to support us by donating lights for Christmas in Roseland, here is our wishlist: https://amzn.to/3xzocOe

All donations are greatly appreciated!

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πŸŽ„ It's Christmas in July! πŸŽ„

If you would like to support us by donating lights for Christmas in Roseland, here is our wishlist: https://amzn.to/3xzocOe

All donations are greatly appreciated!

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07/23/2021

American Rose has earned national recognition as an Award of Publication Excellence winner in the Communication Concepts annual publications competition!

American Rose was entered in the nonprofit section of the competition. Of the 189 entries in the magazine and journal portion of the competition, only 42 were recognized, and only 35 were recognized in the β€œPrint over 32 pages” category.

This year marks the 22nd time American Rose has earned an award!

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American Rose has earned national recognition as an Award of Publication Excellence winner in the Communication Concepts annual publications competition!

American Rose was entered in the nonprofit section of the competition. Of the 189 entries in the magazine and journal portion of the competition, only 42 were recognized, and only 35 were recognized in the β€œPrint over 32 pages” category.

This year marks the 22nd time American Rose has earned an award!

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07/20/2021

The rules for the American Rose Digital Photo Contest are updated!

πŸ‘‰ Check them out on the website: https://www.rose.org/photocontestrules

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The rules for the American Rose Digital Photo Contest are updated!

πŸ‘‰ Check them out on the website: https://www.rose.org/photocontestrules

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How to keep your roses healthy during drought 07/19/2021

How to keep your roses healthy during drought

Check out the article below for some helpful tips to keep your roses healthy during a drought!

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How to keep your roses healthy during drought While the queen of flowers performs best with ample water, they can make it on much less. The plant may not grow much and produce puny, if any flowers this summer, as they basically go dormant, but…

ROSE CULTURE AND HISTORY | Dr. Malcolm Manners 07/18/2021

ROSE CULTURE AND HISTORY | Dr. Malcolm Manners

Check out the Rose Chat Podcast with guest speaker, Dr. Malcolm Manners!

Dr. Malcolm Manners joins the podcast to talk about his work with Rose Mosaic Virus and the beautiful rose gardens and rose collections at Florida Southern College.

After listening to this episode, it will be evident why he was awarded the "Great Rosarian of the World" in 2013!

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ROSE CULTURE AND HISTORY | Dr. Malcolm Manners ROSE CULTURE AND HISTORY Dr. Malcolm Manners Β  Dr. Malcolm Manners joins us to talk about his work with Rose Mosaic Virus and the beautiful rose gardens and rose collections at Florida Southern College. We also chat about the history behind the roses. Β  Af...

07/17/2021

πŸŽ„ It's Christmas in July! πŸŽ„

If you would like to support us by donating lights for Christmas in Roseland, here is our wishlist: https://amzn.to/3xzocOe

All donations are greatly appreciated!

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πŸŽ„ It's Christmas in July! πŸŽ„

If you would like to support us by donating lights for Christmas in Roseland, here is our wishlist: https://amzn.to/3xzocOe

All donations are greatly appreciated!

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An Evening of Wine & Roses 07/13/2021

An Evening of Wine & Roses

Missed An Evening of Wine and Roses? Check out Bob Martin's recap of the event below!

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An Evening of Wine & Roses by Bob Martin Since 1997, when Shreveport resident Mary Johnston was recognized for her significant role in the ROSE being named America’s National Floral Emblem, the American Rose Center has honored others who have made important contributions to the Gardens with the Mary Johnston Award. The awar...

07/11/2021

Cream City Roses happens in TWO months! Register so you don't miss out on this wonderful convention!

With panels, workshops, and the coveted Rose Show, there is so much to do during this 5-day event!

To learn more about the event and see all Cream City Roses has to offer, click here https://www.creamcityroses.org/

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Cream City Roses happens in TWO months! Register so you don't miss out on this wonderful convention!

With panels, workshops, and the coveted Rose Show, there is so much to do during this 5-day event!

To learn more about the event and see all Cream City Roses has to offer, click here https://www.creamcityroses.org/

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07/10/2021

πŸŽ„ It's Christmas in July! πŸŽ„

If you would like to support us by donating lights for Christmas in Roseland, here is our wishlist: https://amzn.to/3xzocOe

All donations are greatly appreciated!

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πŸŽ„ It's Christmas in July! πŸŽ„

If you would like to support us by donating lights for Christmas in Roseland, here is our wishlist: https://amzn.to/3xzocOe

All donations are greatly appreciated!

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Us: Her 'Peace' roses honor her mother, Rose Mallinger, and others who revere Tree of Life 07/08/2021

Us: Her 'Peace' roses honor her mother, Rose Mallinger, and others who revere Tree of Life

Take a look at this heartwarming story about a woman's Tree of Life to honor her lost mother.

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Us: Her 'Peace' roses honor her mother, Rose Mallinger, and others who revere Tree of Life Andrea Wedner was never much of a gardener. Neither was her mother, Rose Mallinger, who despite her first name, had no special affinity for roses. A rose...

07/04/2021

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Happy Fourth of July from Roses & You! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Check out 'Fourth of July' by Bill Kozemchak below!

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πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Happy Fourth of July from Roses & You! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Check out 'Fourth of July' by Bill Kozemchak below!

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Photos from Roses & You's post 06/29/2021

Did you know the rose is America's National Floral Emblem?

On November 20, 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed Joint Resolution 159 [Publ.L. 99.449, Oct. 7, 1986, 100 Stat. 1128, which enacted this section] designating the rose as the National Floral Emblem in a ceremony at the White House.

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Plant Roses in Honor of National Rose Month 06/27/2021

Plant Roses in Honor of National Rose Month

Should you grow roses for National Rose Month? Read the article below to find out why!

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Plant Roses in Honor of National Rose Month Celebrate National Rose Month (June) by adding a rose or two to your garden or containers this month. Now it is easier than ever to enjoy their beauty and fragrance thanks to lower maintenance and...

06/26/2021

Make sure you take advantage of the $5 trial memberships this month!

πŸ‘‰ To sign up, click the link https://bit.ly/3pWr9W7

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#JuneIsRoseMonth #NationalRoseMonth #AmericanRoseSociety #ARS #AmericanRoseCenter #architecturephotography

Make sure you take advantage of the $5 trial memberships this month!

πŸ‘‰ To sign up, click the link https://bit.ly/3pWr9W7

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#JuneIsRoseMonth #NationalRoseMonth #AmericanRoseSociety #ARS #AmericanRoseCenter #architecturephotography

Photos from Roses & You's post 06/23/2021

Fun Fact: The American Rose Center opened in 1974 as the national headquarters of the American Rose Society. It is the nation's largest park dedicated to roses, as well as an educational resource, nature retreat, event venue, and showcase for the rose.

Our gardens include more than 400 varieties of roses spread out over 60 acres and are open year round. There is a chapel and reception hall for weddings and special events for up to 200 guests.

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06/20/2021

Fathers love roses too!

Happy Father's Day from Roses & You!

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Fathers love roses too!

Happy Father's Day from Roses & You!

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06/18/2021

Have you registered for the Cream City Roses convention yet?

With panels, workshops, and the coveted Rose Show, there is so much to do during this 5-day event!

To learn more about the event and see all Cream City Roses has to offer, click here https://www.creamcityroses.org/

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Have you registered for the Cream City Roses convention yet?

With panels, workshops, and the coveted Rose Show, there is so much to do during this 5-day event!

To learn more about the event and see all Cream City Roses has to offer, click here https://www.creamcityroses.org/

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Photos from Roses & You's post 06/17/2021

Did you know the American Rose Society publishes American Rose, an award-winning national magazine all about growing better roses, from their headquarters home in Shreveport, Louisiana?

The magazine has been published since 1933. Its sister publication, the American Rose Annual, has been published since 1916.

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#JuneIsRoseMonth #NationalRoseMonth #AmericanRoseSociety #ARS #AmericanRoseCenter #ARC

06/14/2021

In honor of Rose Month, trial memberships are only $5!

πŸ‘‰ To sign up, click the link https://bit.ly/3pWr9W7

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#JuneIsRoseMonth #NationalRoseMonth #AmericanRoseSociety #ARS #AmericanRoseCenter #architecturephotography

In honor of Rose Month, trial memberships are only $5!

πŸ‘‰ To sign up, click the link https://bit.ly/3pWr9W7

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#JuneIsRoseMonth #NationalRoseMonth #AmericanRoseSociety #ARS #AmericanRoseCenter #architecturephotography

Photos from Roses & You's post 06/12/2021

It's Red Rose Day!

Did you know that the red rose’s creation dates all the way back to Greek and Roman mythology? The red rose is linked to Aphrodite and Venus, the Greek and Roman goddesses of love. However, the red rose was popularized in the Victorian era, where people used them to show affection subtly. Then, Shakespeare made them a poetic standard and they are now the symbol of love that we know them as.

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18 Easy-to-Grow Roses for Your Organic Garden 06/10/2021

18 Easy-to-Grow Roses for Your Organic Garden

Looking to grow your own roses for National Rose Month? Check out the article below for the easiest to grow roses!

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18 Easy-to-Grow Roses for Your Organic Garden Beginning gardeners need not be intimidated by the reputation roses have for being fussy. There are many rose varieties that anyone can easily grow.

Photos from Roses & You's post 06/07/2021

There are 38 classes of roses!

The old garden roses to modern roses, climbers, ramblers, floribundas, grandifloras, miniatures to centifolias to bourbons to musks, the list goes on!

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Photos from Roses & You's post 06/04/2021

No other flower has a wider range of size, color, shape, and flower form than the rose!

Roses are among the most versatile of plants. They come in every shape, size, and color imaginable, which makes it possible for everyone to find a rose for them! They bloom constantly from early spring to late fall, providing a rich tapestry of color in the garden.

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Photos from Roses & You's post 06/03/2021

Fun fact: there are 18 different color classes from yellow, to pink to red to mauve to russet, but there is one color that does not exist in roses...

There is no BLUE rose. It is not in the genes of roses!

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Happy Go Lucky Rose - Weeks Roses
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We are enjoying the warm hospitality of the San Diego Rose Society at the Fiesta Celebration Dinner in honor of Pat Shan...
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We are live from the Chelsea Flower Show at the David Austin Roses display!

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