Congratulations signCooperative Extension Southern Area Master Gardener’s Rose Garden received a certificate of achievement in the Small Garden Class at the national Pacific South West District’s 2015 Annual Convention, Sunshine ‘n Roses, held in November.

The Pacific Southwest District is the largest of the 17 districts that comprise the American Rose Society. The District spans Southern California, Arizona, parts of Nevada, New Mexico and West Texas with almost 2,000 volunteer Rosarians represented by 29 local rose societies that are affiliates and chapters of the American Rose Society.

The Convention, held in Mesa, AZ, was hosted by Mesa East Valley Rose Society with the assistance of other Arizona rose societies.