Here I post articles that may be of interest to our readers. Generally
these are either too long or too specialized or too poorly written to go in the newsletter.
Or, they may have appeared in the newsletter at some point, but be useful for
general reference as well. All in Adobe Reader format for universal
Pointers for First Time Exhibitors
The pdf that tells you what to do
for your first (or second or third) rose show.
Pesticides used in the PNW and their effects on bees. This
is a fairly technical document aimed at commercial growers and
beekeepers but it has very useful tables of a number of pesticides
and their relative toxicities to bees.