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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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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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Star® Roses and Plants Sends Some Love to the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden

The Friends of the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden are a dedicated bunch! During a recent Community Pruning Day, they pruned more than 4,000 roses in only 2 hours. We were happy to donate more than 900 roses to plant in the garden, and to share with these amazing volunteers. We also donated roses to...

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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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2014 Grower Brand Meeting

Star® Roses & Plants hosted a Grower Brand Meeting this past month at one of Pennsylvania’s most impressive horticultural destinations, Longwood Gardens . The meetings included a guided tour at Longwood Gardens, as well as an evening at the exceptional garden retailer, Terrain . Attendees got a...

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Keukenhof

I really needed this... It's been that kind of winter in our part of the world. But there was not much of a winter at all in Europe, and spring, also warm so far, is early. Knowing this, I took advantage in a cancellation of a meeting during the last day of my week of meetings in Holland to make...

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After the Storm

It has been a little over a year since an EF-4 tornado hit University of Southern Mississippi’s campus causing significant damage. With winds about 170 mph, the roses in the University’s renowned All American Rose garden didn’t stand a chance. The rose garden was literally swept away! After the...

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An Afternoon with Laurence Arene

By Allison Hess Last month I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to spend an afternoon with Laurence Arene, a breeder from Meilland International. Laurence was visiting Pennsylvania to tour our rose fields. On the last day of her trip, she had several free hours before her departing flight...

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Top Rose Gardens

Take a video tour created by John Patrick Smith of some of the world's top rose gardens. Summer may be almost over, but this video of some of the world's most beautiful rose gardens will help you hold on to the blooms just a little bit longer!

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