THE ROSEBANK LETTER
This is a reverse table of contents of each issue of the bimonthly newsletter.
No. 18 (15 Mar. '98) Our Henry Marshall:
a biography and photo of the Canadian hybridizer of the Parkland
series of hardy shrub roses. Roses From Childhood: Joyce
Fleming remembers her parent's and grandparent's roses. Rose
Bowls: Joyce McGee tells all about Victorian rose bowls and
provides a picture of some from her collection. The Finest View
In England: William Meagher contributes an account of his visit
to Blenheim Palace in England,and a photo of its formal rose garden
is included. Rostudies No.1 - Planting: Help in choosing and
planting roses is offered to new rose gardeners. NU-GRO Corp.
Buying Wilson: New ownership takes Wilson Labs public. The
Danish System Of Judging: Guest contributor George Shewchuk
describes an alternative system of awarding rose competitors.
Another Canadian Rose Book: a review of "The Prairie Rose Garden"
by Canadian author Jan Mather. "Hardy Trees And Shrubs": new
book by Robert Osborne and Beth Powning has a segment on hardy roses.
Good-bye Dear Friends: an obituary for Ernest and Ethel
No. 17 (15 Jan. '98) Collecting Roses In
China: guest contributor Campbell Davidson writes of his recent
trip to China with a group from USA. Well Done: Phyllis
Coulter ends her 16 year stint editing Rose Round-Up. Explorer
Inspiration: Hugh Skinner remembers Felicitas Svejda's visit to
his father and Robert Simonet, and speculates on the significance
for the Explorer rose program. Sawflies: a description and
suggested means of control. Appeal In Obscurity: Richard
Cartwright describes his collection of roses that were introduced
in the early years of this century. Shot Silk And Climbing Shot
Silk: a report on questions raised about this rose and its sport.
New Year - New Opportunities: an overview of the year past, a
review of the need for federation, and an offer of a rose link