• No. 25 (15 May '99) Percy Wright's Roses: Paul Olsen of Sidney, BC, describes Mr Wright's hybridizing work with species roses R. rugosa and R. spinosissima altaica. S.R.S. Is Now A Year Old: Douglas Bradford recounts the first year accomplishments of his Saskatchewan Rose Society. Octogenarian Honoured: A tribute to Robert (Bob) Keith of Orangeville, Ontario. It's 'Vancouver Belle': The Vancouver Rose Society names its 50th Anniversary Rose. Reader Response: Seonaid Laidlaw of Sarnia tells about night lighting her garden, and further discussion follows. In Defence Of Older Roses: Paula Martin of St. Thomas, Ontario, writes of her collection of roses introduced before 1960, and photos of three are reproduced. Garden Design III: The third of a series on garden architecture moves to the Renaissance, Italian design, and the contribution of André Le Notre in the development of French garden design. Book Review: Christine Allen's first book entitled Roses For The Pacific Northwest is reviewed. Hybrid Perpetual Roses: Lindsay Wilcox of Woodburn, Ontario, traces the development of this class of roses. Rose Midge Update: Donald Heimbecker of Calgary summarizes his experience in controlling this pest. Slot Van Laarne: An account of how this Belgian landmark became the name of a rose.