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
- Gardening Mistakes to Avoid: https://www.thecapecoop.com/7-beginner-gardening-mistakes-avoid/
- Guide to Composting: https://www.improvenet.com/a/guide-to-composting-at-home
- As we mature...: https://www.epicgardening.com/elderly-gardening/
- Getting kids excited about gardening: http://naturemoms.com/blog/2011/02/24/getting-kids-excited-about-gardening/
- The Rose Journal Musings and Adventures of Two New England Rose Gardeners
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