Growing Roses in Colorado
February 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Growing Roses in Colorado – Planning a Rose Garden
Rocky Mountain Gardening Elective
Just about everyone grows a rose bush or two. In 1986, Congress designated the rose as America’s national floral emblem. The popularity of growing roses began thousands of years ago and continues today. This rose growing series is offered by American Rose Society Consulting Rosarians and experts from the Denver Rose Society and is designed show you how to grow easy-care and beautiful roses for years to come. This series covers secrets to successful rose growing, no pain pruning, versatile shrub roses, fragrant roses and winter care. Choose one class or take them all and come away with confident rose growing skills and greater appreciation for the Queen of Flowers.
Growing Roses in Colorado: Planning a Rose Garden
Roses grow great in Colorado! Many rose varieties thrive in our region. Learn the basics of growing roses: how to plant, fertilize and water from one of our experienced Denver Rose Society rosarians. This class covers healthy practices for growing happy and vigorous roses through the season. Fill your garden with beautiful blooms, colors and fragrances. Develop the know-how to make roses the Queen of Flowers in your garden.
Instructor: Peggy Williams, Master Consulting Rosarian and Denver Rose Society member