where credit is due
the creation of this web site, I have sought the assistance of many
of the worlds best Rosarians and authors, and many of them have contributed
something to these pages. So, I would like to thank the following people
for their invaluable assistance: (in no particular order)
C Dickerson author of The Old Rose Adventurer and other books.
Special thanks to Mr. Ralph Moore and
Carolyn Supinger, at Sequoia
My dear friend Kim Rupert, whose knowledge
of roses is exceeded only by his enthusiasm for them. I'm grateful for
every time Kim has sent me a box of cuttings in the mail, saying to
me "You NEED these!".
William Grant, rosarian
Peter Beales, author of
Kevin Lohn at The Uncommon Rose.
aka "The Garden Doctor".
Ed Wilkinson and Mel Hulse at the San
Jose Heritage Rose Gardens.
My friend Claudine Lake for her kindness and proofreading the work-in-progress.
Henry Kuska fellow rose
Manners professor at Florida State College.
database for an incomparable service on the Web,
Lee Sherman for
her generosity and humor,
Sherri Berglund at B and B Nursery,
Alice Flores for her many kindnesses and contributions,
Jim Delahany, Jeri Jennings, George Mander, Malcolm Manners, Sean McCann,
Joan Monteith, David Zlesak, Jill Perry, Barbara Oliva, Lily Shohan,
Ed Wilkinson, Suzy Verrier, David Neumeyer, Dennis Konsmo, Anastasia
Hanrahan, Fredrik Liljblad and many ARS authors, both living and deceased,
for valuable contributions.
Netter, who opened my eyes many years ago to the potential virtues
of web publishing!
website made possible by a grant from the
hits on this page. WebCounter does
photographs and site content © Paul Barden