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2015 Blogs

June is National Rose Month

By Guest BloggerJune 16th, 2015

“I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.” – Emma Goldman June is National Rose Month, but don’t you think this beautiful flower deserves our praise all year round? We’re almost positive that most rose enthusiasts will agree with Emma Goldman - roses are a priceless commodity...

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Five Rose Garden Recipes Using Drift® Roses

May 27th, 2015

Five Rose Garden Recipes Using Drift® Roses By P. Allen Smith Drift® Roses make designing a beautiful garden as easy as painting by numbers. To illustrate how simple it is I’ve created five different planting plans for your garden. Each plan includes four companion plants to the centerpiece - a...

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Drift® Roses are a Beautiful Solution

May 27th, 2015

Three ways to use Drift® Roses in your garden By P. Allen Smith Garden problems often call for solutions that combine utility and beauty. If you find yourself in such a predicament, roses can be just the answer you are looking for, especially low-maintenance groundcover types such as Drift®. Drift...

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War and Peace: Roses and F15’s

By Jacques FerareMay 4th, 2015

Every year in mid spring I have the opportunity to go to Arizona to look at our rose crops that we will receive from our growers for the following season. One of the most interesting facts about the Arizona rose growers is that their farms are located right by Luke Air Force Base near Phoenix. In...

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Roses for Small Gardens

By Guest BloggerApril 16th, 2015

Is there anything more extravagant than a big, lush rose garden? If only we all had the room to plant one! But fear not, rose lovers – you can still have roses in a small garden (or even in NO garden …but more on that later.) For starters, be realistic about the size and quality of your space...

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