THE ROSEBANK LETTER
This is a reverse table of contents of each issue of the bimonthly newsletter.
No. 10 (15 Nov. '96) Winter Protection for
Roses: a summary of winterizing techniques
in Canada. Island MD. Tends Roses at 82:
a tribute to Dr. Gordon Lea of Charlottetown
by guest contributor M. Nelda Coffin. Jean K.
Tyler: an obituary. Private Gardens
Visited: a report on four private Canadian
rose gardens. The Rosebank Letter and
the Web: an announcement by guest contributor
Gloria Lauris Elkholy on putting The
Rosebank Letter on-line. A Puzzling
Lapse: Canadian reaction to an article in an
Ohio rose publication. The Evolving National
Picture: Observations on how two rose events
illuminate the national shortcomings of the
Canadian Rose Society and how it responds to a
No. 9 (15 Sep.'96) Peter Harkness
Visits Canada: a report on Peter Harkness'
address in Vancouver by guest contributor C. Denis Yeomans.
First Anniversary: a statement of The Rosebank Letter's prime purpose and overall aim.
Rose Journals In Canada: a survey of periodicals of Canadian rose societies.
Rose Growing North Of 60: a case study of how Laurentius Tetteroo grows roses in the Northwest Territories (zone 1).
West Meets East: a profile of Brad Jalbert, rose hybridist of Langley, British Columbia.
The Most Perfect Bafflegab: a critique
of language used to inculcate rose judges.
No. 8--EXTRA (15 Aug.'96) The Search For Preston Roses: a confirmation that two of Isabella Preston's rose hybrids remain in commerce.
Gall In Roses: a description of rose gall and crown gall and treatment.
Rome Is Burning: a wake-up call for the Canadian Rose Society.
No. 7 (15 Jul.'96) Record Breaking Event: a report on an unusual national / international rose show in
Busting Blackspot: an announcement of an agent to use in alternating the fungicidal spraying of roses.
Nonagenarian Going Strong: a tribute to Ernest B. Jubien of Montreal.
Mark Stockdale: an obituary.
No. 6 (15 May'96) Single Roses: an article on the editor's choice of and experience with single roses.
Audrey Meiklejohn Honoured: a tribute to a former Toronto resident.
No. 5--EXTRA (15 Apr.'96) Walter LeMire Raises Eyebrows: a report on an address given on growing roses based on experience in zones 6 and 7.
CRS Stumbles Over Constitution: a report on proceedings at the Canadian Rose Society's
Annual General Meeting and announcements.
No. 4 (15 Mar.'96) Wild Roses: a review of desirable Canadian native roses.
Noteworthy Events--Octogenarian Honoured: a tribute to George Shewchuk of Edmonton.
Matching Investment Initiative: an announcement of a new government policy to increase funding of the Morden rose hybridization program.
No. 3 (15 Jan.'96) John Alexander Wallace: a biography of a little known Canadian hybridizer.
Swedish Rosarian Seeks Rose Contacts In Canada: a profile.
No. 2 (15 Nov.'95) Ag Canada Cuts Back Roses: a study of the role of government and private
rose hybridization in Canada. Green Cross Line Bought By Monsanto: a report on acquisitions and products.
No. 1 (15 Sep.'95) Wilhelm Kordes Visited Canada: a report on his slide lecture in Toronto.