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2013 Blogs

Plant Watch® Protects Consumers From Buying Inferior Roses

By Guest BloggerFebruary 1st, 2013

You’ve heard of counterfeit designer goods, movies and music, but did you know plants can also be faked? It may sound outrageous, but counterfeit brand roses and other plants have been discovered in nurseries across the country. Plant patents and plant breeders’ rights are based on having...

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Stop and Smell the … Our List of the Most Fragrant Roses

By Jacques FerareJanuary 25th, 2013

By Jacques Ferare and Kristen Smith Recently, one of our Facebook fans asked us to list our 10 most fragrant roses. What a good question! We put our heads together and came up with 10 – plus two more. Plant any of these in your garden and enjoy their lovely fragrances all season long! Yves Piaget™...

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Looking Ahead to 2014 at MANTS®

By Guest BloggerJanuary 17th, 2013

Star® Roses & Plants/Conard-Pyle exhibited at last week’s Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS®) in Baltimore. This annual show brings together garden enthusiasts, landscapers, and horticultural companies to spotlight the latest offerings in the industry. Attendees can browse plants and...

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Coming to a Garden Near You in 2013

By Guest BloggerJanuary 2nd, 2013

Decisions, decisions – which of these twelve new roses will you add to your garden this year? All will be available in the spring from Star® Roses and Plants/Conard-Pyle . Popcorn Drift® is the newest addition to the Drift® groundcover series. It starts yellow and then fades to a cream white. Drift...

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