Fall is a perfect time to plant our hardy Maine grown and bred roses.

Roots of the roses will continue to grow even with the snow and cold on top of them.

We will teach you how to successfully plant roses in the fall.

Hello Rose Lovers!

Roses in full bloom in our garden:
  • Harison's yellow
  • Blanc Double de Corbet
  • Hansa
  • Hugo
  • Anne's rose
  • Alba maxima
  • Double scots rose
  • Nevada
Each day more are starting to bloom:
  • Quadra
  • John Davis

We are the only hybridizers and growers of own root roses in Maine and New England. All of our roses are on their own roots.

We are now open in May for the 2018 rose growing season, our gardens are just starting to grow!
We are open from 10 am to 4:30 pm daily or by appointment.

If you need us please contact us through our contact page.

Check out our featured article in The Reporter!

Come, walk our 5 acre display gardens and see our wonderful hardy roses in our garden that survive our Maine winters year after year. Open daily 10 to 5. Come and help us celebrate the “Beauty of the Rose”. We have been growing roses in Maine for 50 years. We have own root roses for your garden that will thrive in our Maine climate

Our annual Rose Open House is from early June to early July. With special garden tours on specific dates.

Nursery hours for Ray's wonderful hardy roses are daily, including holidays: 10 am to 5 pm. We have a large selection of own root climbers, shrub and antique roses.

We are also at the Portland Farmer's Market on Wednesdays in Monument Square or Saturdays in Deering Oaks.

Daylilies are starting to bloom in mid July. Our late summer hours for Daylilies start mid-July thru mid-August every day (except for Wednesday and Saturday when we are in Portland) from 10am to 5pm or by appointment please call ahead.

Old Sheep Meadows Nursery is featured in Jane Lamb's book, "Grand Masters of Maine Gardening", now in bookstores in Maine. You can read it online at Amazon.com.

90 Federal Street, Alfred, Maine 04002 • (207) 324-5211