The Gardens of the American Rose Center announces the Spring Green Thumb Seminar Schedule. Green Thumb Seminars are held on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m. in the Klima Rose Hall, the American Rose Society Education & Visitor Center. Each month features a new speaker and a new gardening topic. Each seminar is $5.00 per person. The seminar is free for members of the American Rose Society and/or the American Rose Center. For more information, please contact Ellen Trice at 318-938-8051.
2010 SPRING GREEN THUMB SEMINAR SCHEDULE
March 13, Dr. Joe White, Topic: Lawns
April 10, Marilyn Wellan, Topic: David Austin and His English Roses
May 15, Dr. Peter Gallagher, Topic: Irrigation Alternatives for Landscaping
June 12, Carolyn Hayward, Topic: Landscaping with Roses
July 17, Claude Graves, Topic: Earth-Kind Roses
Dr. White is a retired Extension Horticulturist with the Louisiana Agricultural Center and a columnist for the Shreveport Times. Marilyn Wellan is a former President of the American Rose Society. Dr. Peter Gallagher is a Professor of Plant and Environmental Science at Louisiana Tech University. Carolyn Hayward and Claude Graves are Consulting Rosarians for the American Rose Society.
The Gardens of the American Rose Center is the home of the American Rose Society, created in 1974 through the contributions of rose lovers around the world. The 118-acre park contains more than 65 individual gardens with each bed and planting specially designed to demonstrate ways roses can be grown in the average home garden. It is conveniently located just off of I-20, Exit 5, in Shreveport, LA.
Released By: Maria Scott, Director of Communications