Links to Special 
Rose-Related Web Sites
Info:  Kitty Belendez

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Pacific Rose Society Founded in 1937, this rose society meets at the The Arboretum in Los Angeles and hosts one of the largest rose shows each spring.  A non-profit educational organization embracing rose exhibitors and rose shows. Publishes rose show results throughout the United States, calendar of rose show dates, and statistics of top exhibition roses.
American Rose Society  National rose organization.
Pacific Southwest District of the American Rose Society. 
Rejuvenating Potted Roses
How to Prune Hybrid Tea Roses
How to Chip Bud Roses
How to Root Fortuniana Rootstock in Winter
How to Groom Hybrid Tea Blooms for the Rose Show
How to Groom Rose Stem & Foliage for the Rose Show 
Quick California Rose Pruning Using a Hedge Trimmer
How to Liquid Feed Roses Using a Submersible Pump
How to Prune Miniature Roses
How to Prune Floribunda Roses
The Aftermath of Rose Pruning
Belendez Front Garden, October 2011
Belendez Back Garden, October 2011
Belendez Front Garden, April 2016
Belendez Back Garden, April 2016

GardenWeb  Discussions about all types of roses, rose care, and rose identification.
GardenWeb/Rose Propagation This rose forum focuses on rose breeding and experienced rosarians will explain how to grow roses from seed or propagating roses by cuttings.   

Descanso Gardens  This botanical garden in LaCanada, CA features gardens of all types of roses and flowers year round.
Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens  This historical site in San Marino (near Pasadena, CA) features a unique collection of shrub roses and antique roses.
The Arboretum in Arcadia, CA. Huge public garden. Peacocks galore.​  

Baldo's Bug Page  Bugs and rose diseases are shown in living color.
Help Me Find Roses  Here's the best place to find info on most roses, includes ancestry, many color photos, and where to buy them.
Texas A & M University Rose Breeding Program
Combined Rose List Annual guide to 20,000 roses available commercially throughout the world.
About Thrips  at UC Davis
Chilli Thrips on Roses at University of Florida.
Rose Diseases at UC Davis. 

Antique Rose Emporium Lots of wonderful antique roses. Many photos.
Burlington Rose Nursery  Operated by Burling Leong who was Ralph Moore's assistant for years.
For Love of Roses  Online mail order supplier of miniature and miniflora roses.
*Green Thumb Nursery (Newhall)  Lots of other locations too. The Newhall store, thanks to Bryan Payne, carries lots of stuff for the rosarian.
Heirloom Roses  A great selection of own-root shrub roses and old garden roses. Color photos.
Old Garden Roses and Beyond  Paul Barden's terrific web site with many superb color photos of unusual roses.​  
*Otto & Sons Nursery  Thousands of canned roses.
Rosemania  Roses and supplies for the rose aficionado, especially the exhibitor. They also carry a small supply of bareroot roses in winter.
UC Davis  Source to buy virus-free rootstock for propagating roses.
Weeks Roses Wholesale producer of fine roses.
Wisconsin Roses  The place to order those hot new exhibition hybrid teas on Rosa multiflora.

GARDENING PRODUCTS (Fertilizers, Supplies, Tools, etc)
Corona Clipper  All kinds of top quality gardening tools.
Crop Production Services (formerly known as Western Farm Service). This is where to get those large 50# sacks of Epsom Salts, Nitroform, and water soluble fertilizers.  
Dr. Earth  Organic nutrients and fertilizers.
Floral Supply Syndicate  Vases, florist supplies.
Frostproof  Budding and grafting knives and tools.
Grow More  Manufacturer of a vast range of fertilizers and nutrients for the garden.
Hormex  Propagation materials, rooting hormone.
*Kellogg's Garden Products  Mulches, potting soils, and other nutrients.
Mastermark Lawn Edging  Also called terrace board, or plastic bender board. Available from various sources on the internet. If this link to Amazon is broken, best to do a Google search.
McConkey Containers and pots for the garden.
Preen  A weed pre-emergent.
SuperThrive  The magical, miracle elixer for roses.

Robert H. Klein, Silent Film Character Actor, 1880-1960   

William S. Hart Ranch & Museum  Includes Hart Park, location of our rose show.
City of Santa Clarita  What's happening in our lovely city. 
KHTS Radio  Website with lots of news and local info.
The Signal  Website of our local newspaper. 
Santa Clarita Weather  Weather advisories for Santa Clarita helps to know when to water roses.


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Updated August 2, 2017

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