Why should I register with the site?
Registration enables you to receive informative newsletters and participate in discussions
in our Talk Roses forum. Registration is simple, quick and free and if you would like
to register today, please visit the 'Register' section of the site.
I have forgotten my password
If you have forgotten your password, we can email this to you at the email address which you supplied to us upon
registration. Click here to proceed.
I have forgotten my username
Go to 'forgotten password' and request
your log in details by entering your email address (please note, the
system will only accept the email address you supplied on registration).
I want to change my username and password
You are able to change your username and password by visiting the
'Register' section of the site and logging on.
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How to purchase images from the site.
The site contains over 5,800 images of roses from North America and Europe but this represents only a fraction of
the number of high quality photographs available from the work of Roger Phillips. Please visit the section
Buy photos for full information on purchasing the right to use these images.
How to find out more about the company behind RogersRoses
Please visit the About Us section and click on Corporate Services.
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Problems with the site
I can't log on to the Forums
If you cannot log on to the forums it could be for several reasons. You may have entered in an
incorrect username or password, or there may be a genuine error with the system. If you have typed
in an incorrect username or password, the site should display a message which tells you this. If it
displays any other type of message, please visit the following
email@example.com and we will begin an investigation of this problem
and contact you directly.
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Suppliers & Partners
I want to be included on the links section of the site
We welcome new additions to our site and are always interested
in hearing from partners from like minded institutions. To submit
your link for approval email us with your URL, a brief description
and contact information including email address and phone number.
In return we simply ask for a reciprocal link to be placed on your site.
You don't list some good suppliers who serve my area
If there are no suppliers listed on the site which meet your rose requirements
in your area, please email us
at firstname.lastname@example.org with
any suggestions you may have for suitable suppliers.
I ordered something through a listed supplier and it has not arrived
This is an issue which you need to take up with the supplier in question.
However if you feel that this supplier should not be listed on the site because
of the quality of the service or the product, please email us
at email@example.com and
we will take this into consideration.
I ordered something through a listed supplier and I am not happy with it
Again, this is an issue which you need to take up with the individual supplier in question.
As mentioned above, if you feel that this supplier should not be listed on the site because
of the quality of the service or the product, please email us and we will take this into
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I am looking for a rose not listed on the site
If you have tried using the Keyword Search and the Advanced Search and have
still not been able to locate the rose you are looking for, you
can always post a message in the Talk Roses Forum and ask for
assistance from our global community. New roses are added monthly but
if you can’t wait, we suggest that you contact one of the nurseries listed in
your area for further assistance.
I want to ask a botanical question
The Talk Roses Forum is the ideal place to pose a botanical question.
Oftentimes the authors will visit the forum and answer questions so you
could get a more in depth answer than you had bargained for!
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The advanced search will help you to locate a specific rose or range of roses based upon
criteria which you define. For example you can search for all roses which grow in certain
temperature zones, all roses which are fragrant or any mixture of criteria to allow
you to find the perfect rose!
Quick search & Keyword Search tips
The Quick Search and keyword search in the Advanced Search allow you to
find particular roses by entering in their name, synonym or a descriptive word.
The keyword search is tremendously powerful and a great way to
find special groups of roses. For example:
When searching for a rose try to just put up one word rather than the whole thing;
this avoids spelling errors due to French names or odd accents thus if you want to
find the rose ‘Dr Robert Korns’ better not to put the whole name in as you might
make a mistake like putting a full stop after the abbreviation Dr or even spelling
it out, much the best would be to put up only the word ‘Korns’.
- Try a year search; your birthyear, anniversary or other special year.
Just put in the year you wish to search e.g. 1954 will return all the roses introduced in that year.
- Many of our roses will have the breeder’s name. To search a breeders name
put up only the minimum e.g. ‘McGredy’ not ‘Sam McGredy’ as we often only refer to the last name.
- We have taken photographs in many of the worlds most
famous rose gardens and so by putting in a name like Huntington it will
tell you all the pictures on site that we have taken in that garden.
Also, to get the best results from your search avoid using the following in your keyword searches:
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- inverted commas ‘’
- parenthesis ( )
- quotation marks “ ”
- Abbreviations such as R. for Rosa