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Upcoming Arboretum Activities

It’s time for the 2017 work dates at the Wilson Rose Garden at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum!

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Cherry Parfait

Membership Lunch Meeting

When: Saturday, November 12, 2016
What: Membership Lunch Meeting

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Japanese Beetles

Interesting Article from University of Minnesota Extension Service http://blog-yard-garden-news.extension.umn.edu/2010/04/japanese-beetles-in-minnesota-education.html

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Japanese Beetles

Found first Japanese Beetle today. Right on time in comparison to past five years. Will monitor to determine if JB’s become an issue. If so will treat with bifenthrin and deltamethrin.

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2016 Retail Rose Lists – Local Twin Cities Nurseries

2016 Abrahamson Nursery 2016 Rose List Dundee Nursery 2016 Rose List 2016 Rose Order Minnesota Gardens Sam Kedem Gardens Rose list 2016 Rose List Tonkadale Nursery

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American Rose Society Roses In Review (RIR)

Time to contribute to The American Rose Society Roses in Review. See the PDF’s for details. 2015RIR 2015 Article to societies RIR

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Final Nitrogen Fertilizer

Between now and August 15th is the time to apply your final nitrogen containing fertilizer to your roses.  Application before the 15th gives the fertilizer time to work without encouraging new growth that will not have time to harden off before winter.

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Got Blackspot?

Got blackspot?  Try spraying with a combination of Maneb (Manzate or Mancozeb also work) with tebuconazole (Bayer Advanced Disease Control for Roses, Flowers & Shrubs Concentrate).  Not Bayer 3 in 1.  Spray at 7 to 10 day intervals to avoid possible phytotoxic effects such shortening of internodes.  Use only as directed! Bayer Advanced Disease Control…

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Minnesota Rose Society 2015 Rose Show Results

2015 Rose Show Results Minnesota Rose Society 2015 Rose Show Results

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Rose Show June 20, 2015

Pictures from Minnesota Rose Society’s 2015 Rose Show at Joseph’s Grill in St. Paul, MN

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