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Roses are able to thrive without use of pesticides

By Heidi Bornhorst

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 16, 2012

~~<p><strong>Question:</strong> We want to grow roses here in Manoa, fragrant ones with no use of chemicals or pesticides. Is this doable?<em> &mdash; Mrs. N. Kimura</em></p>
<p><strong>Answer:</strong> We have old-fashioned kamaaina varieties that do well in Hawaii and need no pesticides. If you walk around Manoa (and many Hawaii neighborhoods), you will see good gardeners growing all kinds of roses without pesticides. You can talk to these gardeners, learn from them and maybe share some cuttings.</p>
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Question: We want to grow roses here in Manoa, fragrant ones with no use of chemicals or pesticides. Is this doable? — Mrs. N. Kimura

Answer: We have old-fashioned kamaaina varieties that do well in Hawaii and need no pesticides. If you walk around Manoa (and many Hawaii neighborhoods), you will see good gardeners growing all kinds of roses without pesticides. You can talk to these gardeners, learn from them and maybe share some cuttings. Login for more...



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