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American Rose 2014 Rose & Garden Buyers’ Guide

Featured Companies Bayer High Country Roses Liquid Fence Osmocote Paw Paw Everlast Label Co. Pine Straw Regan Nursery Rose Fire Spectracide Immunox

Classifieds AAA Quality Engravers Arbor Gate Roses Chamblee’s Rose Nursery Neptune’s Harvest Regan Nursery Rogue Valley Roses Roses of Yesterday & Today

ARS Endorsed Products

Member Benefit Partners

ARS Membership

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 · www.ars.org


AS A MATTER OF FACT, YOU CAN HAVE A BEAUTIFUL ROSE GARDEN.

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.

YOUR PASSION IS OUR PASSION.

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ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW LABEL DIRECTIONS.

©2014 Bayer CropScience LP. Bayer Advanced is a business group of Bayer CropScience LP. 2 TW Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 Bayer (reg’d), the Bayer Cross (reg’d), and Bayer Advanced™ are trademarks of Bayer. 2-In-1 Systemic Rose & Flower Care and Dual Action Rose & Flower Insect Killer are not for sale, sale into, distribution, and/or use in Nassau, Suffolk, Kings and Queens counties of NY. All-In-One Rose & Flower Care and 3-In-1 Insect, Disease & Mite Control are not for sale in NY.


Liquid Fence® Deer & Rabbit Repellent

EcoLogic™ ™ Frost Protect For Plants

Complete plant protection

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If the frost doesn’t get ’em, the deer and rabbits will. Protect your plantings with Liquid Fence, America’s number-one selling deer and rabbit repellent and Frost Protect For Plants. Liquid Fence Deer & Rabbit Repellent is long-lasting and four-season effective. EcoLogic Frost Protect improves healthy plants’ natural cold tolerance by up to 9 degrees Fahrenheit, depending on the plant variety and length of the frost event. Both are available in ready-to-use sprays (with industry-exclusive 360°orbital sprayers) and economical concentrates. Backed by the Liquid Fence 100% Money-back Guarantee, they’re complete protection for your plants!

LIQUID FENCE

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(800) 923-3623 • liquidfence.com

For easy protection of low-growing plants, just shake on Liquid Fence Granular Deer & Rabbit Repellent!

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They’re counting on us. The headlines are filled with it daily; the effects are real. The toxic and persistent chemicals we have put into the soil are affecting our groundwater, our seas and our future – our children's future. “Green” products: Not just a choice, becoming a requirement. Nationwide, states and municipalities are enacting broad initiatives limiting and restricting the application of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers on the grounds of public places. Major retailers are clearing their shelves of products that contain harmful chemical ingredients. Our nation, collectively, is realizing, “you can be part of the problem, or you can be part of the solution”. Our new EcoLogic™ family of products are safe for the earth, children and pets. By using them, you are making a conscious decision to select affordable, effective solutions that leave no negative impact. Make the choice that makes the difference...

From The Liquid Fence® Company

(800) 923-3623 sales@liquidfence.com

Coming 2014: Frost protection, anti-transpirants, insecticides and herbicides with more products soon to follow.


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

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Fungicide

Greencure Solutions Fungicide Developed by renowned plant pathologist, Dr. Ken Horst of Cornell University, GreenCure® is a potassium bicarbonate-based fungicide that is 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.”

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, 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!


MARCH/APRIL | 2014    7 For more information, visit us online at spectracide.com or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/spectracide

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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.


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.


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THE PERMANENT METAL GARDEN LABEL

High Country Roses Beautiful Hardy Roses for Tough Climates

Shipped from our forest direct to you small or large quantities easy online ordering

936.639.0625

find out how at

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A – Hairpin Style .............100 for $44.00 B – Plant or Shrub ..........100 for $22.50 C – Cap Style ..................100 for $36.25 D – Swinging Style..........100 for $33.75 E – Rose Style .................100 for $40.50 F – Tall Display ................100 for $50.25 H – Flag Style..................100 for $33.50 J – Small Plant ................100 for $22.25 K – Tie On .......................100 for $31.50 M – Miniature ..................100 for $32.75

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

INTRODUCTORY OFFER:

You receive one of each: A, B, C, D, E, H, J, K and pencil for only $5.75! Made in USA H Price Includes Shipping Michigan residents add 6% sales tax

PAW PAW EVERLAST LABEL CO. P.O. Box 93-AR Paw Paw, Michigan 49079-0093 www.EverlastLabel.com

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

Grow Beautiful Roses Let the American Rose Society help you get started.

Call Today! 1-800-637-6534 www.ars.org

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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1000’s of roses to choose from… Catalog $5.00, refundable with purchase. Color photos and descriptions available online at:

www.regannursery.com

Orders taken June 1st to January 31st. Shipping January to April.

4268 Decoto Rd. Fremont, CA 94555 Nine acres of grounds to stroll through

510-797-3222

You’ll receive: • Free advice from Consulting Rosarians. • Free or reduced garden admissions, a $25 value after just 3 uses. • Free online access to four quarterly bulletins, a $45 value. • 2 issues of American Rose magazine, $16 value. • Discounts of up to 30% at merchant partners.

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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 www.arborgate.com 281-351-8851 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, all Knock Out® and Drift® Roses. 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 roses@chambleeroses.com Visit our online catalog at www.chambleeroses.com 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: www.regannursery.com 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 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 www.roguevalleyroses.com 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


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 www.rosesofyesterday.com (831) 728-1901 ROSE PRODUCTS AAA Quality engravers www.aaaqualityengravers.com Botanical Garden Quality Garden Markers •AAA Garden Markers just keep going and going and going for 10 years or more. •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 “SeeFine” and “Simply Elegant” brand Garden stakes. AAA engraved labels also fit Kincaid, Paw-Paw, EON, and other stake brands. AAA labels daylilies, hosta, iris & other plants. AAA Quality engravers P.O. Box 9, Terry, MS 39170 Phone: 601-878-5999 Fax: 601-510-9396 daylilyranch@bellsouth.net

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. www.neptunesharvest.com 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 www.createspace.com/3448558 Q&A: Twenty years of questions & answers with Dr. John T. Dickman From 1992 until 2012, John authored his “Questions and Answers” column in every issue of American Rose. He answered the questions clearly, thoroughly and in an entertaining fashion. Many questions required hours of research to give a truly complete answer, but John tackled all comers. This compilation covers the most pertinent, and the most interesting, questions (and answers) from 20 years of “Questions and Answers” in American Rose. It is a treasure of information which you will enjoy and find useful. Paperback, 316 pages. $19.99 To order, visit www.createspace. com/4247566

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 20% discount Pine Straw Direct 5% discount on website orders with coupon code ROSE Rogue Valley Roses 10% discount Tijeras Rain Barrels 30% discount Vintage Gardens 10% discount Walnut Hill Farm 5% off potted roses Witherspoon Rose Culture 10% discount & FREE rosebush with a new full membership


American Rose Buyers' Guide