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American Rose 2013 Rose & Garden Buyers’ Guide

Featured Companies Bayer GreenCure Solutions Heirloom Roses High Country Roses Liquid Fence Northland Rosarium Osmocote Paw Paw Everlast Label Co. Pine Straw Regan Nursery Spectrum Immunox

Classifieds AAA Quality Engravers Arbor Gate Roses Chamblee’s Rose Nursery Harlane Neptune’s Harvest Northland Rosarium Regan Nursery Rogue Valley Roses Roses of Yesterday & Today Roses Unlimited ARS Membership

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To help you in your search for roses and gardening products we have compiled this guide of nurseries and suppliers who are eager to assist you. American Rose Society · 318-938-5402 · Fax 318-938-5405 ·

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eirloom Roses is located in the heart of the Willamette Valley. Our vast collection of own-root roses, one of the largest in the United States, can be accessed through our website. Thirty-four greenhouses produce own-root, container grown beauties shipped to all 50 states.


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Gardens open dawn til dusk, seven days a week. Sales Cottage open 9:00 to 5:00 February through October. Closed November, December and January. Roses are available through our website year-round.

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ARS Tested & Endorsed Products

American Rose Society endorsed products have undergone an extensive testing process by ARS members nationwide and found to be of high quality and a benefit to rose growers. Bayer Advanced All-in-One Bayer Advanced All In One Rose & Flower Care formula feeds and protects against insects & diseases in one easy step. It provides 6 weeks protection against the major problems of Roses, Hibiscus, Iris and other Flowers and Shrubs. No spraying, just mix and pour this formula around the base of the plant. Growing beautiful Roses, Flowers, and Shrubs has never been easier! Greencure Solutions Fungicide Developed by renowned plant pathologist, Dr. Ken Horst of Cornell Uni® versity, GreenCure® is a potassium bicarbonate-based fungicide that is Fungicide a safer alternative to harsh chemical fungicides. GreenCure® has been proven effective against rose black spot, anthracnose, downy mildew and many other plant diseases, but is found to be most effective against powdery mildew. GreenCure® can be used as a preventative and curative solution. In more than 200 university trials, and now for 15 years in both commercial growing applications and by leading rosarians, GreenCure® has been proven to be comparable to or better than other fungicides. GreenCure® is EPA listed for use in “Organic Production.”


Jaz™ Rose Spray Jaz™ Rose Spray is a plant-strengthener that helps gardeners grow stronger, healthier roses that are less prone to disease and stress damage. The products strengthen roses’ natural protective mechanisms, enabling them to fight and recover from common stresses including disease, drought and temperature extremes. Jaz™ Rose Spray also encourages quality and long-lasting leaves and blooms. Liquid Fence Deer & Rabbit Repellent Liquid Fence stops deer and rabbit damage – guaranteed. And best of all, it does it with all-natural ingredients, so you don’t have to worry about your kids, pets, plants or the environment! Liquid Fence works on scent, so the animals don’t even have to take a bite to be repelled. Spray on and around all plants (even edible crops), shrubs, trees and vines that you want to protect. A once-a-month spraying is all that’s needed. And it protects with virtually no visible residue! There’s a size to fit every need, from a convenient quart ready-to-use spray (with the new 360° orbital sprayer), to a 2.5 gallon concentrate. Garden Safe® Brand Fungicide3® Garden Safe® Brand Fungicide3® was developed for organic gardening. It’s three products in one! controlling blackspot, powdery mildew, rust, spider mites, aphids, whiteflies and other listed pests. Fungicide3® can be used up to the day of harvest. Listed with the Organic Materials Review Institute. Garden Safe® Brand Rose & Flower Insect Killer Spray Kills on contact! Use Rose & Flower Insect Killer Spray up to the day of harvest. Made with a botanical insecticide from the chrysanthemum flower. Can be used indoor and outdoors. Safe around honey bees!


Protect your roses from insects & disease!

The beauty and versatility of roses and ornamentals make them centerpieces of your garden. Proper planting and quality soil, along with effective protection from pests and disease, will help ensure their health.

Spectracide Immunox® products defend your plants from common fungus diseases and insects — and because the fungicide is absorbed systemically into the plant, it won’t dilute with watering or wash off in rain.

Bugs Can’t Hide From Spectracide.

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Mills Easy Feed Mills EasyFeed is an accelerated flowering formula, providing both organic and non-organic nutrients to your plants. It is a combination of Epsom Salts, sequestrine chelated iron, soluble seaweed extract, fish solubles, urea, and other fertilizers. EasyFeed comes in two water soluble formulas — Mills EasyFeed 20-10-6 and Mills EasyFeed Liquid Concentrate 14-6-4.

Mills Magic Rose Mix Mills Magic Rose Mix is a 100% natural product formulated and developed by Ted Mills, accredited Consulting Rosarian and Rose Show Judge of the American Rose Society. This product is a combination of alfalfa meal, fish meal, steamed bone meal, cottonseed meal, blood meal, activated sludge, and an organic compost activator. NPK analysis is 6-5-1.

Miracle-Gro Garden Soil for Roses Complete, ready-to-use mix ideal for growing beautiful roses. Contains bone meal for better blooming and strong root development, plus iron to prevent leaf yellowing. Miracle-Gro Garden Soil for Trees and Shrubs Ideal for all types of deciduous, evergreen, and flowering trees and shrubs. Enriched with Miracle-Gro® Continuous Release Plant Food that feeds up to 3 months.

Ortho® RosePride® Insect, Disease & Mite Control Aerosol Controls insects and diseases on roses and flowers. Kills a wide range of insect pests, including aphids, whiteflies, mealybugs, budworms, mites, leafminers, thrips, and scales. Also protects against diseases, including blackspot, rust and powdery mildew. Provides systemic protection for up to 2 weeks. Ortho® RosePride® Disease Control Concentrate Controls and prevents damaging diseases including, black spot, powdery mildew, rust and other listed plant diseases. Can be used on roses, flowers, and ornamental shrubs and trees. One pint makes 32 gallons of diluted spray.

Spectracide Immunox Plus Insect & Disease Control Aerosol Spectracide Immunox Plus Insect & Disease Control is formulated to cure and prevent all major diseases plus control insects. Fast-acting, cures and prevents diseases on roses, flowers and ornamental shrubs. Quickly kills insects on contact. Up to two week control. Spectracide Immunox Plus Insect & Disease Multipurpose Concentrate Spectracide Immunox Plus Insect & Disease Control is formulated to cure and prevent all major diseases plus control insects. Disease plus insect control. Kills harmful insects on contact. Protects for up to 2 weeks against diseases as listed. Rainproof in hours.


When you’re looking for the very best in rose and flower care, there’s only one name you need: Bayer Advanced™. Whether you’re looking for value, premium care or convenience, Bayer Advanced’s portfolio of products has been, and continues to be, the solution you need.

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Own-root roses grown and shipped year round in quart size pots. Over 250 varieties with several new varieties coming this spring!


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Shop for roses online: 1-800-552-2082 P.O. Box 22901, Denver, CO 80222

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For only $10, our new four-month trial membership allows you to see just what we are all about. You’ll receive free advice from our Consulting Rosarians, experts who can answer any of your rose questions. You’ll enjoy two issues of American Rose, the only magazine devoted exclusively to roses and rose culture, and free access to our four quarterly bulletins. Furthermore, you’ll experience free or reduced garden admissions nationwide and discounts of up to 30% at our merchant partners. Let us show you how easy it is to grow beautiful roses. 'Olympiad' by Ron Shaw

“Think of them as Jewelry for your Garden”




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2013 official List of

Approved Exhibition Names for Exhibitors & Judges

The latest edition of THE resource for exhibitors and judges includes more than 300 pages of approved exhibition names, AARS list, ARS “E” list and Miniature/Minifl ora Hall of Fame list.

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Classified Listings ROSES Arbor Gate Take an ordinary journey to an extraordinary place. Extensive selection of container grown, own-root roses available; these including the Earth-Kind® selections, many varieties by Dr. Griffith Buck and Kordes® Roses. Visit our on-site herb house for great companion plants. 10% discount to ARS members. 15635 FM 2920 Tomball, TX 77377 281-351-8851

Regan Nursery Your Source for Roses “Think of them as Jewelry for your Garden” 1000’s of roses to choose from… 2010 Catalog $5, refundable with purchase. Color photos and descriptions available online at: Orders taken Nov. 1st to Jan. 31st. Shipping January to April Regan Nursery 4268 Decoto Road Fremont CA 94555-3204 Nine acres of grounds to stroll through. 800-249-4680

Chamblee’s Rose Nursery ~ Since 1953 Container grown, Own-Root Antique and Modern Garden Roses, EarthKind® Landscape roses, Dr. Griffith Buck Roses, David Austin English® Roses, Kordes® Roses and Biltmore Garden Rose Collection. Shipping available September thru May. 10926 US Hwy 69 North Tyler, TX 75706-5933 903.882.5153 • 1-800-256-ROSE Fax 903.882-3597 Visit our online catalog at

Rogue Valley Roses Antique, Rare, and Exceptional Modern Roses. Container Grown. Paul Barden Exclusives, Roses from Ralph Moore, Kordes, Delbard, Climbers and Ramblers, Hybrid Teas, Shrubs, Hybrid Musks, Hardy Roses, Miniatures, and Roses from All Classes. 1,500+ varieties Full screen photos, powerful search, printable list. Guarantees and Online Specials. Immediate or delayed shipping available year ’round. 10% discount to ARS members. 541-535-1307 | P.O. Box 116 Phoenix, OR 97504

Northland Rosarium Hardy Own-Root Roses 9405 S. Williams Lane Spokane, WA 99224 509-448-4968 e-mail: Modern and Old Garden Roses, Dr. Griffith Buck, David Austin English Roses, Miniature Roses. Display Garden and Nursery. Mail-order and online catalog on our website: www.

ROSES OF YESTERDAY & TODAY Old, Rare, Unusual, and Selected Modern Roses. Bareroot available for shipping January-April. Own root one gallon pots shipped year-round. Potted five gallon available yearround. Garden open everyday 9-4. Send $5 for Catalog/SASE for list. 803 Brown’s Valley Road Watsonville, CA 95076 (831) 728-1901

Roses Unlimited A Specialty Nursery. Over 1,000 own-root varieties available. Knowledge, Service & Quality Plants. AARS Winners from 1940, Shrub Roses, Old Garden, Delbards, Griffith Bucks, Kordes®, English, Hybrid Teas, Miniatures Floribundas & Climbers. 363 North Deerwood Drive Laurens, SC 29360 Tel: 864-682-7673 ROSE PRODUCTS AAA Quality engravers Botanical Garden Quality Garden Markers •U.V.(Sun) stable, quickly installed •Easily read, presents Rose name attractively. •AAA service to make you smile, ship 1-2 weeks from receipt of order. •OUR GUARANTEE: “Visitors will ask where you purchased your Garden Markers.” Eliminate brittle markers, faded signs, plastic tapes and replace with computer engraved Garden Markers with smooth round corners. AAA distributes “Simply Elegant” brand Garden stakes. AAA engraved labels also fit See-Fine, Kincaid, Paw-Paw, EON, and other stake brands. AAA labels daylilies, hosta, iris & other plants. Please request FREE ROSE label. AAA Quality engravers P.O. Box 9, Terry, MS 39170 Phone: 601-878-5999 Fax: 601-510-9396

ROSE Publications Rosarian Ramblings Howard Walters: Through the YearsThis volume is a compilation of the thirty-two years of his columns bearing the title Rosarian Ramblings that were published in American Rose from September 1970 until the March 2003 issue, just a month before his death. Paperback, 628 pages. $19.99 To order, visit

HARLANE ROSE LABELS Beautifully engraved labels on NEW UV stable stakes. & THE ROSE GARDENER Rose gardeners shouldn’t have aching hands! The source for ‘BIONIC’ ROSE GAUNTLETS Barnel Pruners, Harlane Garden Labels. Visit both our websites. 6794 Woodstock Road Acworth, GA 30102 404-771-9300 Organics Neptune’s Harvest Organic Fertilizers Liquid Fish, Seaweed, Blends, Dry Kelp Meal and Crab Shell. Products show amazing results on roses, including growing the #1 rose in the country. Available at your local Garden Center or call 1 (800) 259-GROW(4769) for FREE catalog.

Member Benefit Partners The program now includes many different nurseries, as well as merchants of rose supplies and essentials. Your ARS membership provides discounts of up to 30% with these businesses, so check the website for the list prior to shopping to save some money!

Angel Gardens 10% discount Chamblee’s Rose Nursery 5% discount David Austin Roses 10% discount GreenCure free shipping on one 8oz bottle Heirloom Roses 10% discount High Country Roses 10% discount KeyPlex $2 off + $2 donation to ARS Mitchell Nelson’s Fine Art oin the for just 20% discount Pine Straw Direct Four-Month Trial Membership Now Available! 5% discount on website orders You’ll receive: • Free advice from Consulting Rosarians. with coupon code ROSE • Free or reduced garden admissions, a $25 value after just 3 uses. Rogue Valley Roses • Free online access to four quarterly bulletins, a $45 value. 10% discount • 2 issues of American Rose magazine, $16 value. Tijeras Rain Barrels • Discounts of up to 30% at merchant partners. 30% discount Vintage Gardens An $86 Value for only $10! 10% discount Walnut Hill Farm 5% off potted roses oin oday Witherspoon Rose Culture Only $10 for a 4-Month Trial! 10% discount & FREE rosebush Call 1-800-637-6534 or visit with a new full membership







2013 ARS Buyers' Guide