Rose

In the Rose section of the site are presented articles that refer to all aspects of cultivated rose plants and roses. The species, cultivars and varieties of rose are described, systematic botanical classification and their conventional taxonomy are given, their characteristics are highlighted and the pests and diseases of the plant are recorded. It also information, advice and instructions provided for the cultivation of each species and type of rose, as well as for its exploitation by floriculture, gardening and landscape architecture.

Το Μαύρο Τριαντάφυλλο Black Baccara

Black Baccara Hybrid Tea Rose – The Black Roses

The Black Baccara Rose (Rosa ‘Black Baccara’), which belongs to the Hybrid Tea, is one of the first varieties of its species that flowers come close to the dreaming black-colored roses. In fact the color of its flowers is deep dark red – but that does not negate the effort of both plant and breeders.

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Ιστορία της τριανταφυλλιάς - Ζαν Μπαπτίστ Αντρέ Τζιλό (Jean Baptiste André Guillot)

Guillot Fils, The Man Who Changed the History of Roses

Without Guillot Fils the history of the rose evolution would be radically different. Because the French in origin Guillot Fils (Guillot son), or Jean Baptiste André Guillot, in the mid-19th century, succeeded in introducing two completely new types of roses: The Hybrid Tea and the Polyantha.

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Winter Rose Pruning - Purple Color Floribunda Rose Type

Winter Rose Pruning – Instructions on When & How

The winter rose pruning is done all year round, except in the spring, summer and autumn. It takes courage and self-denial to accomplish it. Under unfavorable conditions, the rose lover is required to carry out a pruning work that requires maximum concentration, knowledge of the subject and some skills – something like quantum physics.

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Winter Rose Pruning. Two Yellow Roses - Credits: Pritisolanki

Winter Rose Pruning – Tools and Equipments

What could someone write about the rose? Many. For the winter rose pruning? Few well. So few and well that Alexandria’s historic library does not fit. And because ‘brevity is the soul of wit,’ starts the unstoppable chatter initially in relation to the necessary tools and equipments
for the winter rose pruning. And it follows continuously.

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The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

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The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

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The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

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In the Rose section of the site are presented articles that refer to all aspects of cultivated rose plants and roses. The species, cultivars and varieties of rose are described, systematic botanical classification and their conventional taxonomy are given, their characteristics are highlighted and the pests and diseases of the plant are recorded. It also information, advice and instructions provided for the cultivation of each species and type of rose, as well as for its exploitation by floriculture, gardening and landscape architecture.

Το Μαύρο Τριαντάφυλλο Black Baccara

Black Baccara Hybrid Tea Rose – The Black Roses

The Black Baccara Rose (Rosa ‘Black Baccara’), which belongs to the Hybrid Tea, is one of the first varieties of its species that flowers come close to the dreaming black-colored roses. In fact the color of its flowers is deep dark red – but that does not negate the effort of both plant and breeders.

Read More »
Ιστορία της τριανταφυλλιάς - Ζαν Μπαπτίστ Αντρέ Τζιλό (Jean Baptiste André Guillot)

Guillot Fils, The Man Who Changed the History of Roses

Without Guillot Fils the history of the rose evolution would be radically different. Because the French in origin Guillot Fils (Guillot son), or Jean Baptiste André Guillot, in the mid-19th century, succeeded in introducing two completely new types of roses: The Hybrid Tea and the Polyantha.

Read More »
Winter Rose Pruning - Purple Color Floribunda Rose Type

Winter Rose Pruning – Instructions on When & How

The winter rose pruning is done all year round, except in the spring, summer and autumn. It takes courage and self-denial to accomplish it. Under unfavorable conditions, the rose lover is required to carry out a pruning work that requires maximum concentration, knowledge of the subject and some skills – something like quantum physics.

Read More »
Winter Rose Pruning. Two Yellow Roses - Credits: Pritisolanki

Winter Rose Pruning – Tools and Equipments

What could someone write about the rose? Many. For the winter rose pruning? Few well. So few and well that Alexandria’s historic library does not fit. And because ‘brevity is the soul of wit,’ starts the unstoppable chatter initially in relation to the necessary tools and equipments
for the winter rose pruning. And it follows continuously.

Read More »

The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

Read More »

The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

Read More »

The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

Read More »
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