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The Salem Rose Society is a group of rose-growing folks that enjoy touring open gardens in warm-weather months.
Casual visitors are also welcome to join the tour.

Send us an email at salemrosesociety@gmail.com and we will let you know about upcoming events.

December 12, 2011

I hope they're friendly wasps

One of my Rosa glauca roses was host to some rose-gall wasps this past Summer.  The wasps have an affinity for certain species roses, like Rosa glauca.  Their offspring develop in the galls and emerge the following Spring.  I'll wait to see what happens.  Here's how the gall looked on August 29th:

And here's how the gall looked today, December 12th:

December 9, 2011

Salem Rose Society is now on the Web!

Yes indeed.   Our website is:   salemrosesociety.blogspot.com  --   tell your friends.

 Please excuse us while we are just now getting our feet wet in the blogosphere.  We will be adding much more to this blog in the coming months.  If you would like to contact us, go to the bottom of this blog and click on Salem Rose Society under the heading CONTRIBUTORS.   This will allow you to access the Profile of the Salem Rose Society, wherein you may click on the highlighted Email field under Contact me.