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March Rose Care Pruning and Soil

March Rose Care Pruning and Soil

Featured Rose Pictured above:  Tess of the d'urbervilles, a David Austin, from the garden of Don & Brenda Johnson Pruning Roses Videos Two great You tube Pruning Videos  https://youtu.be/CJUS3eFEHrk  Garden Inspired Jackson Perkins Paul Zimmerman. Great advice on...

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Growing Roses Without Chemicals

Growing Roses Without Chemicals

Choosing Your Maintenance Plan As you plan your adventure with roses, you must consider maintenance.  The big question is whether to use insecticides and fungicides to control pests.  This blog will address our decision to go chemical free.    Our Pollinators are...

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In Memory of Dianne Nail

In Memory of Dianne Nail

Treasured Friend Dr. Dianne Nail, retired veterinarian, has served Broken Arrow in so many ways.  Master gardener and member  Tulsa Rose Society, she was a strong and experienced voice in rose care, gardening, pollinators and butterflies.  She was an original member...

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Rosy Dreaming on a Winter Day

Rosy Dreaming on a Winter Day

Dreary Days and Lovely Roses       Yes, the dreary days of winter are here.  Time to dream of springtime and roses!  Imagine beautiful roses that greet you with their lovely blossoms and aroma.  During the pandemic, I found such joy and peace as I visited my...

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Winner Coloring Book Contest

Winner Coloring Book Contest

Congratulations to Lillian Dettmer! 90 year old Lillian Dettmer won the drawing in our Coloring Book Contest.  The coloring book design, created by artist Talitha Jacobs, is featured in The Museum's Broken Arrow History Coloring Book.  It depics the original sign that...

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Winter Rose Care

Winter Rose Care

Featured Rose Polynesian Punch is a Floribunda rose from the garden of Dianne Nail.  It displays non-stop orange to yellow and pink blooms.  A very compact rose, it makes a great container plant.Winter Rose Care Some roses are still blooming since we have had a late...

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Coloring Book Contest

Coloring Book Contest

Broken Arrow Rose Committee Coloring Contest for kids of all ages   Get out the markers, colored pencils, crayons, watercolors, or whatever your preferred medium! Let’s show our pride for the City of Roses by coloring this picture of Broken Arrow’s city sign from...

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