Internet Links for More Information
Most of these are hyperlinked, but some are researched resources for you to pursue. In some cases you can copy/paste. If all else fails simply Google the title. Enjoy!
- Baldo Villegas' Home Page Great information on rose pests and diseases described by a CA entomologist and rose enthusiast.
Look PARTICULARLY at the internal Rose Pests and Diseases section.
- Combined Rose List- The International Rose Directory 330-296-2618
- Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
Soil Testing- http://www.ct.gov/caes/cwp/view.asp?a=2836&q=378206&caesNav=|
- Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut- http://www.ctgardenclubs.org/ Excellent resource for broad garden topics
- Gardens Alive- Environmentally focused garden supplier.
- Help Me Find Roses- huge source of great rose information.
- Horizon Roses- can be ordered from Johnny Premeaux, 700 Westbury, Orange, TX 77630. This is a Review of the World's Newest Exhibition Roses from top exhibitors.
- Scotts Encyclopedia of Roses
- Pesticide Information - Safety related.
- Rosarian - a compendium of the various resources at GardenWeb related to roses. Questions posted daily with answers from readers.
- Rose File- Links to rose habits, care and suppliers. Locate roses to fit your needs. Roses organized by class, hybridizer, color and zone.
- Rose Hybridizer's Association - information, articles, contacts and web links to even More on that subject.
- RoseShow.com - Excellent information concerning exhibiting, results and statistics. Produced by well regarded exhibitor Robert Martin Jr.
- RoseSolutions.net- CRS and RIRS members Angie and Mike Chute. Information and source of Brownell Roses.
- USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map
- How to Bud Roses: (cut and paste the following address to your browser- hyperlink is not reliable)
- Rose family tree. It contains descriptions and examples of 100+ types of roses.- https://www.ftd.com/blog/share/types-of-roses
- The Flickr rose photo group (nice to browse, and also to share your own photos):
- Fence kits to help keep pests and pets out of the garden:
- Interesting concise link to rose information: http://www.avasflowers.net/an-informational-flower-guide-about-the-rose
- Comprehensive Guide to Container Gardening: Guide to Container Gardening
Diseases, Insect Pests, Deficiencies and things that are Offenders or Photos of Bad Results (Some photos are very good/instructive):
- UCONN Home and Garden Education Center (College of Agriculture and Natural Resources)
Breeding and Fragrance
Look for the Rose Fragrance list
Rose Societies and related Organizations
- American Rose Society
- Canadian Rose Society - Canada
- Connecticut Horticultural Society
- Finnish Rose Society - Finland
- National Rose Society of New Zealand - New Zealand
- Norwegan Rose Society - Norway
- Oyama Rose Society - Japan
- Rose Society of Northern Ireland - No. Ireland
- Roseto Botanico "Carla Fineschi" - Rome, Italy
- The Rose Society of Western Australia - Western Australia
- Rose Society of Victoria - Victoria NSW, Australia
- Royal National Rose Society - England
- Swedish Rose Society - Sweden
- Swiss National Rose Society - Switzerland
- Teesside Rose Society - Northeast England
- World Federation of Rose Societies Select the link, "Around the World", for a listing and information on the 37 Member Societies. A number have a website to visit.
Our ARS District
- Yankee District
- New England Rose Society
- New Hampshire Rose Society
- Rhode Island Rose Society
- Lower Cape Rose Society
Other ARS District Websites
- Buckeye District - Ohio
- Carolina District - North and South Carolina
- Colonial District - Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia
- Deep South District - Alabama, Florida, Georgia
- Great Lakes District - Michigan and Ontario Province
- North Central District - Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
- Pacific Northwest District - Alaska, Washington, Oregon, parts of Idaho and Montana, and British Columbia
- Pacific Southwest District - Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, Las Vegas NV, El Paso TX
- Penn-Jersey District - Pennsylvania and New Jersey
- Rocky Mountain District - Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Alberta (Canada), and parts of Idaho and Montana
- Tenarky District - Arkansas, Kentucky, and Tennessee
Local ARS Societies in Remote Districts
- Boulder Valley Rose Society - Boulder, CO
- Dallas Rose Society - Dallas, TX
- Del-Chester Rose Society - Philadelphia, PA
- Detroit Rose Society - Detroit, Michigan
- Dixie Rose Club - Memphis, TN
- Duneland Rose Society - Merrillville, IN
- Fraser Pacific Rose Society - Coquitlam, BC, Canada
- Gainesville Rose Society - Gainesville, FL
- Grand Valley Rose Society - Grand Rapids, MI
- Greater Atlanta Rose Society - Atlanta, GA
- Greater Cincinnati Rose Association - Cincinnati, OH
- Greater Harrisburg Rose Society - Harrisburg, PA
- Heritage Rose Foundation - Raleigh, NC
- Houston Rose Society - Houston, TX
- Jersey Shore Rose Society - Neptune, NJ
- Los Angeles Rose Society - Los Angeles, CA
- Manhattan Rose Society - New York, NY
- Mesa East Valley Rose Society - Mesa, AZ
- Milwaukee Rose Society - Milwaukee, WI
- Nashville Rose Society - Nashville, TN
- Philadelphia Rose Society - Philadelphia, PA
- Portland Rose Society - Portland, OR
- Potomac Rose Society - Greater Washington D.C. area
- Quebec Rose Society - Quebec, Canada
- Richmond Rose Society - Richmond, VA
- Roses - West Rose Society - Novi, MI
- San Diego Rose Society - San Diego, CA
- Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society - Valencia, CA
- Syracuse Rose Society - Syracuse, NY
- Tacoma Rose Society - Tacoma, WA
- Tri-City Rose Society - Richland-Pasco-Kennewick, WA
- Twin Cities Rose Club - Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
- Vancouver Rose Society - Vancouver, BC, Canada
- Ventura County Rose Society - Ventura County Rose Society
- Victoria Rose Club - Victoria B.C. and the Saanich Peninsula Canada
- Winter Haven Rose Society - Winter Haven, FL
- York Area Rose Society - York County, PA
- Amity Rose & Garden Nursery Hydesville, California
- Antique Rose Emporium Brenham, TX
- Arena Rose Co. Paso Robles, CA
- David Austin Roses, LTD England/ Tyler, TX in US (this is the US HQ link)
- Dripworks - Watering and Irrigation Equipment Supplier.
- Peter Beales Roses Norfolk, England
- Buck Roses Ames, IA
- Edmunds Roses Catalog of a wide selection of roses. OR/CA- Under new management 2007 888-481-7673
- Gardens Alive Catalog Source for beneficial insects and natural fertilizers.
- Harkness Roses England
- Heirloom Roses Catalog and rose growing information. FAQ section. St. Paul, OR 503-538-1576
- High Country Roses Jensen, Utah - Specializing in Shrub, Species and Old Garden Roses 800-552-2082
- Hortico Nurseries Waterdown, Ontario, Canada- Rose Catalog indexed by rose type, hybridizer as well as color. Descriptive articles.
- Jackson & Perkins Catalog with roses indexed by color and type. Photographs. Medford, OR
- Kordes Roses Germany
- Meilland Roses Le Luc-en-Provence - France
- Mini Rose Garden Cross Hill, SC
- http://www.classicroses.co.uk/- UK
- Pickering Nurseries catalog (800 roses, 600 pictures). Planting and growing tips. Hardy roses a specialty. Pickering, Ontario, Canada 866-269-9282
- Regan Nursery Fremont, CA - Bare root/ grafted roses. 510-797-3222
- Rogue Valley Roses- Antique and rare roses, Oregon
- Rosecare.com - resource for plant care materials.
- Rose Fire, LTD Edon, OH - Specializing in own root Antique roses.
- Rose Hybridizers Association
- Roseland Nursery, Acusnet, MA- Wide variety of potted roses, convenient en route to Cape Cod
- Roseman Nursery and Emporium, 5 New England Rosarians Irwin and Cindy Ehrenreich operate this Rose Garden planting and maintenance business in Cape Cod.
- Rosemania Wide variety of equipment, materials and roses. Articles for rose care throughout the seasons. Franklin, TN
- Sam Kedem Nursery- Minn., Northern Roses
- Star Roses - Wholesale rose grower. Rose photographs and properties.
- The Rose Man- Rose Cultivation and Care services Cape Cod, MA
- Wayside Gardens- Bulbs, trees, roses, garden supplies
- Weeks Roses Wholesale only. But good photographs and descriptions of their roses.
- Wells Midsouth Roses Brighton, TN 38011
- Wisconsin Roses Kenosha, WI
- Own-Root Rose Suppliers: See above: Heirloom Roses, High Country Roses
- Grafted Rose Suppliers: See above: Pickering Nurseries, Edmunds, Regan Nursery
- Miniature Rose Suppliers: See above: ForLoveofRoses, Rosemania,
Rose Photography How-to
- How to photograph flowers: http://www.hortico.com/info/howtophoto.htm
- Elizabeth Park- Prospect and Asylum Streets, West Hartford, CT
- Norwich Memorial Rose Garden- Rockwell St., Mohegan Park, Norwich, CT
- Pardee Rose Garden- 180 Park Rd., New Haven, CT
- Boothe Rose Garden- 5774 Main St., Stratford, CT
- Wethersfield Rose Garden
- Roger Williams Victorian Rose Garden- Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence, RI
- URI Sustainable Rose Garden- Campus URI, North Kingstown, RI