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Rose Society Schedules Winter Meetings

Posted 12/31/2012

Clark County Cooperative Extension and the South Valley Rose Society are collaborating and offering educational meetings. Free and open to the public, meeting topics and dates are:

January 24-Good Bugs/Bad Bugs, Larry Kaplan, SVRS Yearbook Editor. What insects are beneficial to roses? How to attract them? Where can you buy them? What insects cause problems and how to determine if your roses have been attacked? What do you look for and how to get rid of them, using organic or inorganic products?

February 28-Photographing Roses 101, Lyn Vinson, Consulting Rosarian. Learn the basics and how to get started taking pictures for your own pleasure or for exhibiting. What kind of camera to use, any special equipment needed, what roses photograph best. What to do with pictures.

All educational meetings are held at 7 p.m. at the Lifelong Learning Center located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas (I-215 and Windmill Lane). For more information, please email or call the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555.

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