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Part 4: Florist Roses for the Garden

Part 4: Florist Roses for the Garden

Jacques Ferare wraps up his series on florist and garden rose similarities and differences. While there is a trend for florist arrangements to look more natural, at the other end of the spectrum, a variety developed for the florist trade can make the jump over to the garden. These are rare...

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Mom Always Said … Share Mom’s Best Advice for a Chance to Win Everyday Roses

In honor of Mothers Day, we’d like to know: What is the best advice your mom ever gave you? Share her words of wisdom in a comment below. We will pick our favorites to win a copy of Everyday Roses , the new book by Paul Zimmerman that tells you everything you need to know about roses – with some...

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The paths of garden and florist roses

Part 2: The Paths of Garden and Florist Roses Separate

Last week, I gave you some history on florist roses and their beginnings in the garden. Today, I'm going to tell you how they ended up going separate ways. The rose varieties used for cut flower production in greenhouses were initially the same varieties that were being used in gardens. However,...

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