THE ROSEBANK LETTER
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' |
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.