THE ROSEBANK LETTER
Contents

  • No. 32 (15 Jul 2000) York Citation For Felicitas Svejda: A full length colour photo and the unabridged text of the citation appear to mark York University's award of Doctor of Science, honoris causa to the most famous living Canadian rose hybridizer.
    'My Lucie'
    by
    Serge
    Martin

    Rosexpo 2000 -- 24 and 25 June 2000: A report on: the binational rose show in Saint-Lambert, Québec; a demo given by top winner John Mattia on grooming roses; an address by Mogens Olesen of Poulsen Roser of Denmark; a tour of the Jardin botanique de Montréal; an introduction to Dr Svejda; and a meeting with Robert and Mary Nason, energizers of the SRQRS. Several rose pictures. Pallek Retiring: A report on the wind-up of Pallek Nurseries over the next 12 months. A Recurrent Gallica: Robert Osborne of New Brunswick's Corn Hill Nurseries relates that he has one of the only repeat blooming gallicas ever developed. Book Review: La Culture Des Rosiers issued by the Roseraie du Témiscouata, Guérin, 2000, is critiqued. CBC Anchor Wins Big In Charlottetown: The editor meets the rose community in Prince Edward Island and participates in their richly situated rose show. Colour photos. Reader Response: More places you can buy You Can Have Roses, and a tall story about Randy Flora. More about winter-cover, and a case of midge in Seattle. Good Mini News: Brad Jalbert of Select Roses, Langley, BC, will resume mail order service on a minimum order basis.