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“An Evening Among the Roses”

We recently attended the ninth annual Jasper Crane Rose Garden Party, “An Evening Among the Roses” hosted by Friends of Wilmington Parks.

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How Your Garden Can Help the Honeybees

Honeybees are an important part of our ecosystem. More than one-third of the fruits and vegetables we eat rely on honeybees for pollination. In the garden, honeybees help pollinate your plants and flowers to keep them healthy and blooming. Honeybees do so much for us, which is why it’s alarming to...

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Roses for Small Gardens

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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Roses in the Drought

As California enters its 4 th year of drought, we will be living under mandatory state water restrictions — the first ever for the state. The restrictions will affect mostly urban areas, and therefore what happens in the garden. Roses in the Drought was also the topic of a talk I attended a while...

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Springtime Contradiction

The first day of spring was quite a visual contradiction here in our West Grove, Pennsylvania display garden. The Hamamelis (Witch-hazel) were in full bloom with a complement of fresh snow!

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The Chelsea Flower Show

It’s about this time of year when I start planning my spring travels to visit breeders and growers, and to attend some of the top shows in Europe. At the top of my list is always the Chelsea Flower Show. I thought I’d give you all a sneak preview of what to expect. If you’ve never been, and have...

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The San Jose Rose Garden

In my last post I stated that I was particularly fond of a couple of rose gardens in the West, and how Portland Rose Garden was one of my favorites. My other favorite is the San Jose Rose Garden . Like Portland, it is owned by the city and maintained mostly by volunteers. Also like Portland it is...

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The Portland Rose Garden

Rose gardens have always been a favorite destination for the public. Here in the West, there are two gardens in particular that I am very fond of having been a regular visitor for the last 20 years or so. One of them is The Portland Rose Garden . Every year or so I have the chance to go to Portland...

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A Garden Celebration

By Allison Hess On September 10, 2014 a very special event took place at Star® Roses and Plants – the unveiling of a project that has been over a year in the making. Earlier in 2013, artists Greg and Tiana Leavitt were commissioned by Steve Hutton, President and CEO of Star® Roses and Plants, to...

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Another Visit to Moss Mountain

Another Visit to Moss Mountain

Recently, we once again made the journey to Arkansas to visit P. Allen Smith’s beautiful Moss Mountain Farm for the 2013 Garden2Blog event. This time we brought Jacques Ferare , our VP of Product Development. A rose expert and true plantsman, I was excited to show him Allen’s amazing gardens,...

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