The Q&A Archives: Fragrant Roses for Vermont

Question: I'm looking for very fragrant roses that will withstand the rigors of the winters, and information on how to grow beautiful roses.

Answer: Most of the trick to growing beautiful roses in our cold climate is to start with the right ones! Royall River Roses is a nursery in Maine that specializes in breeding and selecting very hardy roses, many of which are fragrant. Their catalog is chock full of growing information, including how to avoid common pest and disease problems, and protecting your roses for the winter. The catalog is worth the $3 it costs! Call or write for a copy today: is available at PO Box 370, Yarmouth, ME 04096, ph# 207-846-0800.

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