Resources

Some of our other favorite sources of information on the internet.  Click title for link.


The American Rose Society

Members receive bi-monthly magazine The American Rose, the only magazine devoted exclusively to roses and rose culture.  Also offered are the American Rose Annual and access to four quarterly specialty bulletins, Mini/Mini Flora Bulletin, Old Garden Roses & Shrub Gazette, Rose Arranger’s Bulletin, and Rose Exhibitors’ Forum.  The ARS sponsors national annual Rose Shows and conventions. 

Northern California-Nevada-Hawaii District

This group covers 23 Rose Societies in the NCNH District.  Members can subscribe to the quarterly bulletin The Criterion.  Annual District-wide Rose Show & Conference.

Baldo Villegas Bugs & Roses

The buggiest spot on the internet!  Baldo Villegas is a retired entomologist with the State of California, frequent lecturer around the USA.  Photos and descriptions of rose diseases & insects, including beneficial insects.

Get Growing with Farmer Fred

Lifetime Master Gardener Fred Hoffman is the host of the “KFBK Garden Show” on 1530-AM/93.1-FM KFBK in Sacramento, California each Sunday morning from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Pacific Time, followed by “Get Growing” on Talk 650 KSTE in Sacramento, 10 a.m. to Noon. And, you can listen to the shows, live, via the KFBK.com andKSTE.com websites.

Help Me Find Roses

Online catalog of over 41,000 roses with more than 130,000 photos.

Friends of McKinley Parks Rose Garden

This historic public rose garden in Sacramento, CA has been renovated by volunteers from the Sacramento Rose Society, Sierra Foothills and beyond.

International World Peace Garden

Named in the top 10 of America’s Best Rose Gardens, this impeccable garden of 600 roses located at the Capital in Sacramento, CA, is stunning and inspirational.

Sacramento Old City Cemetery Rose Garden

The historic Sacramento Cemetery garden contains hundreds of antique roses collected from sites across Northern California.  They offer a wide variety of educational events and tours.

San Jose Heritage Rose Garden

Botanical collection of 4,000 roses of historic interest, primarily antique including rare and unusual.  It is designed as an encyclopedia of rose history.  This all volunteer garden was the first to be inducted into the Rose Garden Hall of Fame, and a must for any old rose enthusiast.

San Jose Municipal Rose Garden

Named “America’s Best Rose Garden” based on beauty and community impact.  Located in a historic park it contains 3,500 modern roses.    Renovated and maintained by volunteer organization Friends of the San Jose Rose Garden, it’s been inducted into Rose Garden Hall of Fame, and awarded Garden of Excellence by the World Federation of Rose Societies.


For description of various types of roses, check out following blog post, courtesy of Caroline Gilbert, FTD Outreach.  Click on following link:  Types of Roses: A Visual Compendium

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