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New in the Member’s Area, amongst other things, you will find the latest Rose Times – Autumn Edition, the Winter edition of The World Federation of Rose Societies’ Newsletter and their Conservation and Hertiage Committee’s By Any Other Name..
The roses are now resting as we prepare for the festive season.
2019 was a busy year with four society amateur shows and many more shows where the society staged our successful Advice Bureaux.
The 2019 Annual General Meeting took place on sunday 17th November. The highlight of the day was the presentation and re-introduction of the Dean Hole Medal. Check the News tab to find out the winner.
THE 2020 SHOW SCHEDULES will be available in January/ February and the 2019 ones are still available to down load;
Hard copies may be obtained from the Show Chair by using the Contact Form Here
The 2020 will be available in early January
2020 sees the introduction of a new rose;
The Barts Nurse Rose
This is a new rose bred by amateur rose breeder Ronnie Rawlins and will be available in this year
The rose has flat, five inch, Old English type flowers and are peach in colour. The plant stands 36 inches high, is vigorous, prolific, has a pleasant scent and appears totally healthy.
Plants will be available from R V Roger Nurseries in Pickering, North Yorkshire from 2020 . . . . . read the full story in the Spring edition of The Rose Times located in the Member’s Area
The all copies of The Rose Times are available to download from the Member’s Area
Derek Lawrence, Executive Director of the World Federation of Rose Societies considers his . . . . . . . .
Desert Island Roses. What are your seven ‘must have’ roses? Find out what Derek’s are in the Winter newsletter in the Member’s Area
You think last summer was hot? Find out from ARS and Rose Society UK member Hal Reynolds, how he grows prize-winning roses in the desert! Hal tells all in the Winter Rose Times
2018 Dean Hole Challenge-winning exhibitor, Neil Duncan, tells us why he grows roses and what drives him on . . . . . .
“When I was fifteen, for my first job, I moved to Lew a small village just outside Witney to a horse breaking yard, as a part of the job, when we weren’t busy with horses, we looked after the gardens” . . . read the full story in The Rose Times located in the Member’s Area
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Society Vice Chairman, Gareth Davies recalls a trip ‘Down Under’ in his article; Rose Gardens of Adelaide, Tasmania and New Zealand”
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Dr Elizabeth Perks tells us about her treasure trove of rose books
See the full story of A Rosarian’s Library in Febraury’s Newsletter located in the Member’s Area
Robert “Bob” Martin was installed as “POTARS” – President of the American Rose Society in October 2018.
Here Bob tells us why he believes that rose shows are an invaluable facet of any society.
“The primary educational value of a rose show lies in the education of its participants. And, as an educational organization, the rose show is the most single important educational activity that a rose society can undertake” . . . . . . get the full story in February’s Newsletter located in the Member’s Area
Our next rose show, the Spring Show at RHS Malvern is in
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