This is a reverse table of contents of each issue of the bimonthly newsletter.
The Brooks Rose Garden: an overview of the Alberta Agriculture station's roses dating from the '60s, by Donald Heimbecker, guest contributor. The Brooks Collection: a list of Canadian prairie hybridizer's roses in the Brooks, Alberta, collection. Rose Fest '97 - A Celebration Of Roses: Hugh W. Skinner contributes a report on the centennial events hosted by Hardy Roses for the North in Grand Forks, B.C. Coquitlam Centennial Rose Garden: with colour photo: guest contributor Ted A. Brown tells about this outstanding formal garden maintained by the Fraser Pacific Rose Society. Midge Spreads: former maritimer David Bell is interviewed after rose midges attacked his Ontario garden. The Choice Is Yours: Eileen Orchard Ouellette contributes another article on arranging roses. Roses And Ravens: Susan Windle of Yellowknife tells about her rose gardening in NWT. Bravo: tip of the hat to Ann and David Lindsay of London. The Eddie Legacy: a review of Henry M. Eddie's life, the shameful dearth of his hybrids in Canada, and one lady's crusade to find them.
Book Review: a review of a new book about roses by Lois Hole of Alberta. Creativity In Flower Arranging: a reflective piece by Quebec contributor Eileen Orchard Ouellette. Parkwood Visited: a description of an Ontario garden with colour photo. Central Canada Alert: a report on the discovery by Stephen Knowlton of downy mildew in Ontario. The Downy Dilemma: a report by B.C. contributor Ted Brown on how his province dealt with downy mildew. Appreciation, Serendipity, And Adventures: more observations about downy mildew and other diseases. Spider Mites: two ways to deal with these pests. What Is Balance? a critical examination of the new fad for longer stems on roses in competition.