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Cooperative Extension and Rose Society March meeting

Posted 2/20/2014

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the South Valley Rose Society are collaborating and offering educational meetings throughout the winter/spring.

Free and open to the public, the March 27 meeting topic is: the Las Vegas Rose Society Rose Practice Event (Show April 19) presented by Janet Schneider, Former SVRS President. How does one prepare for exhibiting their roses? First review the show schedule, decide the category(s) of roses that grow in your garden. Learn when to pick and cut your roses, tricks for transporting them to the show and how to fill out the entry tags. Share the experience with others.

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

Future meeting dates and topics: April 24, Rose Pests and Diseases: The Usual and the Rare; and May 22, Roses in the Desert Summer Heat and Wind.

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