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    The Best Roses for Your Garden

    Gertrude Stein once wrote, "A rose is a rose is a rose." But when it comes to growing them, not all roses are equal. Since many roses put on their…

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    A Celebration of Roses (for a Hot and Humid Climate)

    Today’s photos come from Doug and Elaine Downing of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Our garden has some wonderful roses. But like many rose growers, we have seen a lot of trial…

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    Easy, Picture-Perfect Roses

    Have you ever looked through a rose catalog and longed for those gorgeous blooms? You order one, wait impatiently for the day it arrives, and then finally get to give…

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    Regional Picks: Focal-Point Plants – Northeast

    1. Purpleleaf Sand Cherry Name: Prunus × cistena USDA hardiness zones: 3 to 8 Size: Up to 5 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; average, well-drained…

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    Give Your Roses Tough Love

    Mention the word “rose” and most gardeners instantly think of fussy plants needing constant coddling, chemical treatments, and a completely separate area of the garden. If you like the formal…