Remember Me

Remember Me

“Remember Me” is one of the best-selling orange varieties on the market today and knocks the socks off of the old variety “Tropicana”.  The simple reason is the fantastic shiny, disease resistant foliage that offsets the beautiful flowers....
Sally Holmes

Sally Holmes

My friend, Rich Baer, is one of the world’s best rose photographers.  Not because he is especially good with the camera, but because he grows roses and captures them in their most perfect stage of beauty.  His artistry comes from growing and showing 1000+ roses...
Commonwealth Glory

Commonwealth Glory

Among the many friends I made in the rose business, Robert and Philip Harkness were gracious and generous in all the wonderful times we spent together, either walking their research blocks of roses in Hitchin, England or our blocks in Oregon or California.  On one of...
“Morning Has Broken” in Portland

“Morning Has Broken” in Portland

  I took on a new client in Southwest Portland this spring who has a number of large, older roses.  I touched up the pruning in April, gave them a shot of fertilizer and sprayed them to protect them from fungus diseases.  I came back today to deadhead the spent blooms...
Portland’s Secret Garden

Portland’s Secret Garden

The Portland Rose Festival is sneaking up on us rather quickly but the time for viewing roses is early this year.  Roses in all gardens are coming into bloom now because of our early warm weather this spring.  If you haven’t been there, I highly recommend a...

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