Earth-Kind Roses in the Midwest

Meiling, George R. L.
March 2012
American Rose;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p48
The article describes how an Earth-Kind Landscaping project was applied at the Columbus Park of Roses. Earth-Kind Landscaping is a program developed by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service to create a garden that uses environmentally sound methods. The planting started in the spring of 2007 and five years later, 21 varieties that mirror Earth-Kind approach to rose gardening have grown. Also included are concerns on winter hardiness, presence of fungal diseases and maximizing staff efficiency.


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