Thursday, June 24, 2010

Progress in Roses

Here is an interesting article from The New York Times about the development of new disease-resistant roses and an initiative to reduce pesticide use in the rose collections of the New York Botanical Garden by planting more such varieties:

In the Garden: Disease-Resistant Roses That Don't Need Pesticides

The article also includes plenty of pretty pictures from the Botanical Garden's Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden.

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