THE ROSEBANK LETTER
No. 22 (15 Nov.'98) Pallek Nurseries - 40:
Two anniversaries at Pallek Nurseries prompt a review of the
rose supplier's operation and mention of two new roses hybridized
by the owners. BC Phoenix: New investors re-open the failed
Hardy Roses For The North under a new name, new management.
Promising New Roses: Rachel Flood again contributes a survey of
roses recently available for our gardens. Griffith Buck Kept It
Going: A biography of an Iowa rose hybridizer with insights of
his significance for Canadians. It is accompanied by a colour photo.
Lt/Col Grapes Visits Canada: A report on the 1998 Goulding
Lecture given by the secretary general of the Royal National Rose
Society of the UK. Ladybug, Ladybug: Joyce Fleming
contributes an article on all you want to know about our favourite
beetles. Consideration, Conscience And Etiquette: A discourse
on acceptable conduct at rose shows, and the obligations judges
have to exhibitors and their representatives. Reader Response:
A charming story by Paula Martin emerges from a reply to a
question asked in the previous issue's article "Throwback".