As soon as you receive your pesticide, write the date on the label. If properly stored in a climate-controlled area, the product should be good for 3 to 5 years (depending on the product) once opened.
Remember to always wear protective clothing and a pesticide respirator when spraying any pesticide.
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by Jack Wedekind, Master Consulting Rosarian
Two things I enjoy the most about being a rose grower are exhibiting in rose shows and sharing my blooms with others. I don’t have a huge number of rose bushes in comparison to many people I know. So how do I manage to take bouquets to our church every Sunday in the growing season and exhibit at a few rose shows? It’s the magic of our 1928 General Electric Monitor Top Refrigerator in the garage!
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by Gene Meyer, NRS Consulting Rosarian
For the past two Nashville Rose Shows that’s been my refrain. Two years ago I had one nice Touch of Class. That was the best rose I had, I thought, for a chance to win. The judges thought otherwise. I had some mini’s I entered but no luck there. Right before I left home for the show I saw an open Mr. Lincoln so I cut it for the open bloom category. There must have been 30 roses entered in that class. I won! Now I believe that was pure unadulterated luck.
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The Nashville Rose Rose Society held the annual Grand Prix Rose Show at Cheekwood on Sunday, September 9, 2018. The Grand Prix is an in-house rose show and a perfect opportunity for new members to learn how to exhibit roses.
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