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Houston Rose Society
Date: January 12, 2017:
Topic: “Backyard Rose Hybridizing ” will be the topic of the Houston Rose Society meeting
Date: on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion, 1500 Hermann Drive, Houston 77004. The parking lot is Lot C, located at Hermann Drive and Crawford Street.
Details: The program will be presented by John Jons, an award winning Galveston County Master Gardener, Texas Master Naturalist and American Rose Society Consulting Rosarian. John has hybridized the new and unique ‘Texas Tough Roses.' One of his roses has been selected as an American Rose Society ‘All American Rose Center Trial Grounds Winner.' Free admission, www.houstonrose.org
Houston Rose Society
“Rose Pruning Done Right” will be the topic of the Houston Rose Society meeting on Thursday, February 9, 7:30 PM at the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion, 1500 Hermann Drive, Houston 77004. The parking lot is Lot C, located at Hermann Drive and Crawford Street. Expert rosarians with the Houston Rose Society will demonstrate pruning techniques on actual bushes of all types of roses. Tables will be placed so all can get a close-up view of the demonstration. Questions are encouraged. Added bonus: all pruned bushes will be given away as door prizes; obtain a free raffle ticket upon arrival to be eligible. Our special guest this evening will be Jon Corkern, Director of Development and Membership of the American Rose Society. Free admission http://www.houstonrose.org Like us on Facebook.
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SCD Arrangements Workshop & Judges School
March 25-26, 2017
Dallas Rose Society
in conjunction with
The South Central District of The American Rose Society
Do you want to become a certified ARS Arrangement Judge?
Do you need to be re-certified as an ARS Arrangement Judge?
Do you just want to learn more about rose arrangements?
Location and Dates
Farmers Branch Recreation Center, 14050 Heartside Place, Farmers Branch, TX 75234
March 25, Instruction and Discussion
Morning, March 26, Testing (if interested) at Sheraton Hotel by the Galleria
Registration Fee: $35 with $5 box lunch
Late Registration (after March 1, 2017) $40 with $5 box lunch
There will be a $10 application fee for those interested in taking the Judge’s Test
Guideline for Judging Rose Arrangements available from the American Rose Society (Rose.org) will
be the required text.
Contact Andy Black the president of the Dallas Rose Society Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone:
There is a registration form link below.
The Sheraton Hotel by the Galleria 4801 Lyndon B Johnson Freeway, Dallas, TX 75244 Phone
Room Rate: $99 with complimentary breakfast for 2
Please use the link below for booking the hotel
Group rate cutoff is February 22, 2017
March 25, 2017 Arrangements Judging School and Workshop
Farmers Branch TX,
April 20-23, 2017 ARS National Miniature Rose show and
Conference in Arcadia, CA.
Recently the Houston Rose Society Board decided to invite the public to the annual Spring Garden Tour. I know this notice is very late, but if you can please include it in your newsletters. As always the HRS appreciates your help.
Houston Rose Society Spring Garden Tour
- Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
- Time: 12-6 p.m.
- Come see four spectacular gardens filled with roses of all kinds. Consulting rosarians will be on hand to answer your questions about roses.
- This event is free to the public.
- For more details about the tour please visit www.houstonrose.org
“Rainwater Harvesting and Water Conservation”is the topic of the Houston Rose Society meeting, August 10, 2017, 7:30 PM at the Cherie Flores Garden Pavillon, 1500 Hermann Drive, Houston 77004. The parking lot is Lot C located at Hermann Drive and Crawford Street. Skip Richter will present the program. Skip is a county extension agent- horticulture for the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. He is an enthusiastic teacher of natural gardening techniques. He has written numerous newspaper and magazine articles on gardening. His You Tube channel “Gardening with Skip” features over 120 brief gardening videos. He is also the author of Texas Month-by-Month Gardening. Free admission www.houstonrose.org
September 5-11, 2017 National Fall Convention and Rose Show Gettysburg, PA.
Houston Rose Society
“Old Rose Treasures of New Orleans - Surviving the Heat, Floods and Hurricanes”is the topic of the Houston Rose Society meeting, October 12, 2017, 7:30 PM at the Cherie Flores Garden Pavillon, 1500 Hermann Drive, Houston 77004. The parking lot is Lot C located at Hermann Drive and Crawford Street. Leo Watermeier will present the program. Leo has been the curator of the rose garden in the Louis Armstrong Park in New Orleans since its inception. Join us to learn how more than 150 varieties of old garden roses are grown in this historic park and the French Quarter. Leo will also discuss how hurricanes have affected those roses over the years and give suggestions on how to best recover from their impact. Free admission www.houstonrose.org
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