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Learn the secrets of growing healthy roses on the Northcoast. Get the best bits of wisdom, helpful hints, recipes, and informative articles from Humboldt's finest rosarians in our rose society's monthly newsletter. Articles from Roses in the Redwoods have been featured in newletters across the country and several have even been awarded the American Rose Society's award of merit for journalistic excellence. Read sample articles below, then visit the Join HRS page to find out how your mailbox can be "coming up roses" all year long.

Heroes in the Garden

Heroes in the Garden
by Master Rosarian, Pat Hamilton
Learn about beneficial amphibians and insects that can help your rose garden.
National Award of Merit Winner

Love, Honor, and Cherish

Love, Honor, and Cherish
by Consulting Rosarian, Sue Silva
Sue Silva discusses how her mother's persistant green thumb was finally passed on to her children.
National Award of Merit Winner

Spraying Tips for Lazy Rosarians

Spraying Tips for Lazy Rosarians
by Dr. Stan Baird
A beginner's guide to spraying for healthy roses by a self-professed lazy rosarian.
National Award of Merit Winner

Gardening, A Lifelong Obsession

Roses, A Lifelong Obsession
by Master Rosarian, Gaird Hamilton
Gaird Hamilton talks about how he and his wife Pat became involved in rose gardening in the 1960s
National Award of Merit Winner

Putting in a Rose Garden

Putting in a Rose Garden
by Consulting Rosarian, Sue Silva
Sue walks you through the steps to creating a new rose bed in your yard.
National Award of Merit Winner

Why Roses?

Why Roses?
by Master Rosarian, Gaird Hamilton
Gaird gives some perspective about why people go through all the work of growing roses.
National Award of Merit Winner

About Face

Our Private War With Downy Mildew
by Master Rosarian, Gaird Hamilton
Gaird discusses ways of dealing with one of the North Coast's most prevalent and annoying rose problems.
National Award of Merit Winner

The Why and How of Rose Pruning

The Why and How of Rose Pruning
by Dr. Stan Baird

A guide to pruning tools and techniques including a list of things you shouldn't do while pruning

 
Soils

Soils
by Master Rosarian, Pat Hamilton

A guide to preparing your soils for growing roses, including Pat's recipe for Alfalfa tea.

   
 
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