Articles on Roses and Rose Care

Princess Katelyn, MiniFlora Rose, photo by Lynda Fleming

The Greater Milwaukee Rose Society is happy to share content on our roses and how to grow better roses!

February, 2021

When we think of February, we naturally think about Valentines Day and of course Red Roses! The attached program features red roses that are recommended by rosarians living in Minnesota and Wisconsin. If you live in zone 4 or zone 5, these roses are great examples of roses you can enjoy in your garden.

October, 2020

Winter Protection for Roses in the North Central District (zone 4 and zone 5)

It is a beautiful sunny morning in August as I write this article on protecting our roses for winter. Living in Wisconsin, I know that fall will be here before we know it. Just as people and critters change their habits and plan for colder temperatures, so do plants. Before we talk about “how” to protect our roses, let’s begin by understanding “why”.

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