"I Promised You a Rose Garden" (A LVRS Blog)

  • LVRS Rose Fertilizer Now Available!!

    Our long-awaited blend of rose fertilizer is now available for sale!
  • Donation Bonus!

    The next 13 people to donate $10.00 or more to LV Rose Society will receive a FREE bag of one of our test batches of fertilizer!
  • Officer Appointment

    Lisa Walton is appointed Interim Vice President effective July 7, 2020.
  • Rose Rosette Disease

    If you've been following our social media pages or if you've been to our Bethlehem Rose Garden cleanups on Saturdays, you've probably heard me mention Rose Rosette Disease or RRD for short. It's also commonly referred to as "Witch's Broom." But what is it? How is it spread? Is it treatable? How do you identify it?
  • Lehigh Valley Rose Society, Active, Enthusiastic Group, Formed in 1947

    When I started the process of forming the Lehigh Valley Rose Society in April of this year, I quickly discovered that there used to be a Lehigh Val...
  • Personal Gardening (Part 4)

    So at this point in my 2020 COVID gardening, I was happy with the progress, but I wanted more ROSES. Just adding two this year? Not enough! There w...
  • Personal Gardening (Part 3)

    So my last personal gardening post was from May 13th. Time kind of slipped away from me while I was working on some big projects for our backyard! ...
  • An Invasive Pest: Spotted Lanternfly

    Recently, I made a quick Facebook post about the Spotted Lanternfly. It received a lot of views and shares, but many people still have quite a few ...
  • Personal Gardening (Part 2)

    Where we left off, I had just gotten a clean slate in our backyard to start what I call my 2020 "COVID Garden."  A funny little back story, my wife...
  • Personal Gardening (Part 1)

    I've been posting a lot about this on social media, but I figured I should try to compile it into a blog post as well.  Starting in mid-March, with...
  • Newest Updates

    Increased Website Functionality: Today, I worked on adding a couple additional functions to the website. I added a PDF download of our membership f...
  • New Member Benefit Partner

    Hello everyone! We have an exciting update to share. A NEW Member Benefit Partner - 4 Seasons Garden Center in Breinigsville, PA. They are now off...