Roses without Chemicals, After Knock Outs

Peter Kukielski speaking at Behnke Nurseries. Meet Peter Kukielski, former curator of the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden at the New York Botanic Garden, who suddenly had to give up spraying when the city banned pesticide use ...

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THANKS,

I am thankful for this amazing view, from a new project I’m working on in the Hollywood Hills! UNBELIEVABLE!!! This year is a special year for me. The day after Thanksgiving, I ...

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Red-Free Holiday Decorations!

Washington Monument Same-old holiday decorations, dominated by your basic Crayola red, give me the bah-humbugs faster than “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” on repeat play. So the holiday display that opened yesterday at ...

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Catching up with Dr. A

Here we are at the Plant WNY CNLP Education Day (totally insider/geek event) It’s been a while! Horticulturalist, professor, breeder, and—as we know him best—author of Herbaceous Perennial Plants and many other ...

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Garden Literature goes Up in Smoke

Shutterstock image Dear friends, just as there is no hiding the fact that Professor Roush is a rose nut, there is also no suspense to the revelation that I am an entrenched bibliophile.  My love ...

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