Roses forum: Rose Gloves

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Name: Mary
Lake Stevens, WA (Zone 8a)
Near Seattle
Oct 15, 2016 9:59 PM CST
Rosarians- My old rose gloves, found on a sale rack several years ago, are finally wearing out (mainly from the blackberries).
Rose gloves are expensive, and I want to choose some good ones. I see there are now "synthetic leather" ones that are heavily advertised. Should I believe the hype? I thought goatskin might be best. Any advice?

Oct 16, 2016 4:37 AM CST

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I can sympathize as I have 2 pretty old pr of leather gauntlets that I got at a nursery sale. I can't say enough about how valuable gauntlets are in handling a lot of roses. I personally would keep looking for real leather gauntlets. Maybe feed stores would sell them and have you checked online?
Name: Cindi
Wichita, Kansas (Zone 7a)
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Oct 17, 2016 7:47 PM CST
Take a look on Amazon under Bionic Rose Gardening gloves. Those are the best gauntlets in my opinion. They are leather, and very comfortable. Make sure you use their measurements to order.
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Name: Mary
Lake Stevens, WA (Zone 8a)
Near Seattle
Oct 18, 2016 11:09 AM CST
Thanks, I will look for them!

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