A Climbing Rose Resource Guide

By: Kathy Kreiger

Kathy Kreiger is a garden writer who has loved roses since cutting a childhood neighbor’s dark red, heavily fragrant roses….

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The following suggestions for nursery sources and further reading were assembled by author Kathy Kreiger to accompany her story, in the April 2008 issue of Pacific Horticulture, on the half-mile fence of climbing roses found on the campus of Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California.

Nursery Sources

Amity Heritage Roses
PO Box 357
Hydesville, CA 95547
707/768-2040
www.amityheritageroses.com
Online catalog, mail order, and retail

Antique Rose Farm
12220 Springhetti Road
Snohomish, WA 98296
360/568-1919
360/568-6969 (fax)
www.antiquerosefarm.com
Retail

Berkeley Horticultural Nursery
1310 McGee Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94720
510/526-4704
www.berkeleyhort.com
Online catalog and retail

Bramble and Rose
2536 Highway 101 North
Yachats, OR 97498
541/547-3848 (information and fax)
Online catalog and retail

Brentwood Bay Nurseries Ltd.
1395 Benvenuto Avenue
Brentwood Bay, British Columbia V8M 1J5
Canada
250/652-1507
250/652-2761 (fax)
www.brentwoodbaynurseries.com
Online catalog and retail

Burkard Nurseries, Inc.
690 N Orange Grove Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91103
626/796-4355
626/585-0224 (fax)
www.burkardnurseries.com
Online catalog and retail

Christianson’s Nursery & Greenhouse
15806 Best Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
360/466-3821
www.christiansonsnursery.com
Online catalog and retail

Edmunds’ Roses
6235 SW Kahle Road
Wilsonville, OR 97070
888/481-7673
www.edmundsroses.com
Online catalog, mail order, and retail

Forestfarm
990 Tetherow Road
Williams, OR 97544-9599
541/846-7269
www.forestfarm.com
Online catalog, mail order, and retail

Garden Valley Ranch Nursery
498 Pepper Road
Petaluma, CA 94952
707/795-0919
www.gardenvalley.com
Online catalog, mail order, and retail

Greenmantle Nursery
3010 Ettersburg Road
Garberville, CA 95542
707/986-7504
www.greenmantlenursery.com
Online catalog, mail order, and retail

Heirloom Roses
24062 Riverside Drive NE
St. Paul, OR 97137
503/538-1576.
www.heirloomroses.com
Online catalog, mail order, and retail

Kniffings Discount Nurseries
14940 Oak Creek Road
El Cajon, CA 92021
619/561-0611
www.kniffingsnurseries.com
Online catalog and retail

Molbak’s
13625 NE 175th Street
Woodinville, WA 98072
866/466-5225
www.molbaks.com
Online catalog and retail

Northland Rosarium
9405 S Williams Lane
Spokane, WA 99224
509/448-4968
509/443-2202 (fax)
www.northlandrosarium.com
Online catalog, mail order, and retail

Otto & Sons Nursery
1835 East Guiberson Road
Fillmore, CA 93015
805/524-2123.
www.ottoandsons-nursery.com
Online catalog and retail

Persson’s
3115 E Sierra Madre Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107
626/792-6073
626/792-8801 (fax)
Retail

Petaluma Rose Co
PO Box 750953
Petaluma, CA 94975
877/738-2586
www.petrose.com
Online catalog, mail order, and retail

Raft Island Rose Nursery
7201 Rosedale Street NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
253/853-7900
www.raftislandroses.net
Online catalog and retail

Regan Nursery
4268 Decoto Road
Fremont CA 94555
800/249-4680
www.regannursery.com
Online catalog, mail order, and retail

Rogue Valley Roses
PO Box 116
Phoenix, Oregon 97535
541/512-1604
www.roguevalleyroses.com
Online catalog, mail order, and retail

Rose Acres
6441 Crystal Blvd.
El Dorado, CA 95623
530/626-1722
Mail order and retail

Roses of Yesterday and Today
803 Brown’s Valley Road
Watsonville, CA 95076
831/728-1901
www.rosesofyesterday.com
Online catalog, mail order, and retail

Russian River Rose Company
1685 Magnolia Drive
Healdsburg, CA 95448
707/433-7455
www.russian-river-rose.com
Online catalog, mail order, and retail

The Old Lady of Old Roses
Port Alberni, British Columbia
Canada
250/723-3815
www.oldladyofoldroses.ca
Online catalog and retail

Vintage Gardens
4130 Gravenstein Hwy North
Sebastopol, CA 95472
707/829-2035
www.vintagegardens.com.
Online catalog and mail order

For Further Reading

Combined Rose List
Published annually, this printed reference lists sources for more than 15,000 roses and includes more than 300 mail order nurseries. Compiled by Beverly R Dobson and Peter Schneider. $24.
PO Box 677
Mantua, Ohio 44255
330/296-2618
www.combinedroselist.com

HelpMeFind roses website
This website catalogs 30,000 roses, includes 60,000 photos, and lists nurseries, public and private gardens, rose societies, breeders and hybridizers, authors and publications.
www.helpmefind.com/rose

Dave’s Garden website
Gardeners share their experiences, positive and negative, with more than 6,000 mail order nurseries on this website’s Garden Watchdog. Also useful is Plant Scout, which helps locate sources for plants.
www.davesgarden.com

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