Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

March, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


The Romance of Roses

What is it about roses that makes so many people heave a romantic sigh and fall in love all over again? Whether a gardener is an aficionado of damasks, miniatures, teas, or species roses, that gardener is sure to have an opinion about which are...
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Web Finds

Mississippi College Rose Care Page Although not a midwestern source, this Rose Page Web site offers clear, concise answers to rose...


Rose Petal Honey Collect one handful of unsprayed fresh rose petals of any color and wash and dry them gently....
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Regional Reminders

  • Wait to Remove Mulch
  • Use a Living Mulch
  • Get Ready to Prune
  • Be Realistic When Selecting Roses
  • Choose Own-Root Roses

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