THE ROSEBANK LETTER
No. 31 (15 May 2000) World Of Roses:Corinne
Brown of Maple Ridge, BC, describes the happenings at the 12th World
Federation of Rose Societies' convention in Houston, Texas, April 18 to 24,
2000. York To Honour Svejda: Notice is given that Dr Svejda will
receive an honorary doctorate on 20 June 2000. ROSEXPO 2000: Notice
is given of the rose show to be held in Saint-Lambert, QC, on 24 and 25
June 2000 celebrating the 10th anniversary of the SRQRS. The GGG Rose
Garden: Joyce Fleming of Grimsby, Ontario, tells why she will be at the
Governor General's Grounds in Ottawa for a private opening of the new rose
garden there. Mori Miniatures Parked: An interview with Jim Garrett
confirms the closing of this miniature rose supplier in Virgil, Ontario.
Bugnet Back In Legal: An Alberta community advertises its famous son.
Island Floating Seminar: The PEI Rose Society launched a campaign to
attract new members. Gallica Roses -- Soulful Survivors: Lindsay
Wilcox of Binbrook, Ontario, describes these roses, their cultivation, and
lists his favourites. Can't Grow Roses?: Ralph Bullough of Thunder
Bay, Ontario, observes why some roses won't grow in his area. You
Can Have Roses: The editor tells where you can buy the book he published.
Discovery: Jim Pazdzierski of Surrey, BC, explains how he discovered
the sport now introduced in Canada as 'Brittany's Glowing Star' so you will
know how to find one too. Photo. Back To GMOs: Drew de Kergommeaux of London,
Ontario, adds more to the essay that closed the previous issue. Reader
Response: The editor's mail gets interestinger and interestinger. An
Open E-mail: Gordon Agar asks how to clone roses, and the editor responds.
'The Queen Elizabeth Rose': Which Queen was this rose named after?
The Queen Mum. Observations. Sub Rosa: How to make a substitute for
roses in a floral arrangement. Another Rose Encyclopedia: Stephen
Elkerton of London, Ontario, reviews Botanica's Roses. Round
Three: Dr. Calvin Chong of the University of Guelph relates his
experiences and research to enlighten the polarized readership on the nature
of spent mushroom compost.