• No. 43 (15 May 2002) How To Sprout A Rose Club: An article to show you how to tailor a rose club to your own size of community. Examples are given. Another Report On 'Frontenac': Brian Porter of Regina tells of his experience with this Explorer rose, and gives an account he found of William Saunders' work in Indian Head, Saskatchewan. Roses And Foul Weather: George Vorauer of Ottawa reviews a lecture given by Jan Phillips in Ottawa. Mobbed In Toronto: The editor tells what happened when he spoke at Canada Blooms in Toronto. The Dr. Merkeley Rose: Donald Merkeley relates all he knows about his father's mysterious rose to Robert Osborne of Corn Hill N.B. Reader Response: Selections from the editor's mail including congratulatory remarks on the incorporation of the new rose federation. National-Roses-Canada: An account of what transpired at the first board meeting of N-R-C, held by teleconference call. Elizabeth Of Glamis: A note of the passing of our Queen Mum who was closely connected to roses. The Most Popular Canadian Roses: Edward Ozog of Langford and Toronto uses the Combined Rose List to assess which roses are in greatest demand. World's Favourite Roses? Says Who?: Mr Ozog uses the same methodology to determine the world's most popular roses. Problem Judging: An investigative account of what happened in a rose show held in Washington State which reflects on the vagaries of judging. Photos are provided. Rose-A-Lea Gardens: Stephen Elkerton of London reviews an address given by Jake Bulk, nursery owner of Mt. Brydges, Ontario, who ships over seven million greenhouse roses a year. Rosa Gallica: Comments by the editor of this French publication on the declaration of 2002 as the year of the rose. Mistaken ID. Or Identity Theft: Edward Ozog tells how a Canadian bred rose was replaced by a foreign rose usurping the Canadian name. Border Brushes: Historical notes of turf skirmishes between Canadian and U.S. rose societies. Nursery Notes: A report on what is happening with four rose nurseries across Canada; T&T Seeds, Harrison's, Select, and Palatine. A Red Red Rose: A discussion on the perception of colour, particularly red.