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Rosy Tips
Rosy Tips

Our Consulting Rosarians have compiled a category of Rosy Tips to help you in your rose growing.  If you are having a problem with your roses, feel free to contact a rose society near you.  Our Consulting Rosarians will advise on your rose problems and guide you on the road to growing better roses.  Many of the articles are in PDF format and require Adobe Reader to download.  If you do not have Adobe Reader, it is a free download from

A Brief History of the Rose

Aspirin Cures Common Plant Headaches

Blackspot and Powdery Mildew

Characteristics of Soil

Container Planting for Replacement Roses

Controlling Rose Fungus Diseases

Diagnosis and Control of Rose Diseases

Do You Hear Them

EarthKind Roses

Equipment Care

Evaluation of Rose Defense

Fungicides and Other Disease Management Approaches

Japanese Beetles

Life After Downy Mildew

Organics - Chemical Spray Alternative - Got Milk?

Playboy and Its Offspring

Red Rose, Spinning

Question About Your Roses?
If you have a question about your roses, please contact one of our Consulting Rosarians in your area listed below.  Just click on the e-mail link and you will get a response to your question.  If your area is not listed, feel free to ask any of our CRs.
Orange, Culpepper, Fredericksburg
John E. Rueckert
Shenandoah Valley
Charles Shaner

West Virginia
John & Diana Fleek
 Richard Hanlon
Dr. Gary Rankin
Dr. Monica Valentovic/Rankin

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Proper Planting

Pruning for Show

Roses and Organics

Roses in Pots

Roses in Raised Beds

Rose Rosette Disease

Rose Stem Girdler

Spring Pruning

Ten Commandments of Growing Roses

What Every Aspiring Rose Grower Should Know

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