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Roses in Slovenia

In 2014, »American Rose«, journal of ARS, printed two  articles about roses and rose gardens in Slovenia. Author was Breda Čopi, president of Slovenian Rose Society.  ...

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June weather in ‪Ljubljana‬

Regional WRFS Convention will take place in Ljubljana in early June next year. What sort of weather is to be expected? It is usually a very nice and pleasant time of year. Average morning air temperatures are about 14 °C and the highest day temperatures are about 25...

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Registration to the Regional WFRS Convention is open

For two weeks, the website http://roseslovenia2017.com/registration/ enables registration to the Regional WFRS Convention in Ljubljana, 2017. On the website you can get additional information about the programme, pre- and post-convention tours and about accommodation...

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Hungarian rose breeds

The best known Hungarian rose breeder is Gergely Márk (1923-2012). In his long life he created eight hundred rose cultivars. 80 % of them were meant for outdoor growing, the rest for cut roses production in glasshouses. Mr. Gergerly's aim was to create roses, suitable...

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The biggest rose garden in Poland

Between the towns Chorzow and Katowice lies Silesian park (Park Śląski), 620 ha big recreational area. Beside many other venues there is also a big rose garden, the biggest one in Poland. The rose garden in Silesian park was built in mid-sixties and it is a wonderful...

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The poet’s rose

Yesterday I mentioned France Prešeren, a romantic poet, who is still highly valued and read among Slovenian people. In Ljubljana, a town square in the city pedestrian zone is named after Prešeren. If you come to Ljubljana, you can't miss Prešeren's statue on the...

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Visit of Lady Scherbaum in Maribor Rose Garden

Lady Scherbaum in the photo is actually not the real Lady Scherbaum. The real Franziska Scherbaum used to live in Maribor in the 19th century. She was the president of Catholic Women's Society and a true example of a decent publicly active bourgeois lady. National...

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