meetings

Pollinators – What’s the Buzz

Via Zoom CA, United States

  Come learn about the status of our most important pollinators and what gardeners can do to support them.  You’ll find out about declining numbers of the Monarch Butterfly and how to create pollinator-friendly landscape techniques, teaching "respect for the creatures which keep...the world blooming.  And you'll about the Pollinator Posse, a group of volunteers …

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An Eco-friendly Approach to Growing Healthy Roses

Via Zoom CA, United States

Come and learn about about the diseases and insect pests particular to our area, and how to prevent those problems before they take over your roses. Many pesticides can do more harm than good. We will show you how to keep your roses in top form with pruning, fertilizing and watering advice that works where …

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Evaluating Your Rose Garden and Making Tough Decisions

Via Zoom CA, United States

October is the perfect time to decide which roses to grow the following year.  This presentation will guide some decision-making criteria that will lead to a better rose garden in 2022. Our speaker will be Joe Truskot, ARS Master Rosarian and president of the Monterey Bay Rose Society. He has been growing roses in his …

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New Roses for 2022

Via Zoom CA, United States

The Marin Rose Society is delighted to present one of our favorite speakers, Jolene Adams, in a program that couldn't be more timely; "New Roses for 2022".  Jolene has researched what will be available in nurseries starting in November and through bare-root season.  Expect to see a few old friends as well as some new varieties.  …

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Bugs: Destructives, Beneficials, and Benigns

Via Zoom CA, United States

Our speaker will be Joe Truskot, ARS Master Rosarian, and president of the Monterey Bay Rose Society. Joe has been growing roses in his garden in Salinas since 1993 with experience cultivating more than 300 different varieties and cultivars including hybrid teas, floribundas, miniatures, old garden and species roses, and several forms of climbing roses. He …

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Easy and Simple Spring Rose Arrangements

Mill Valley Community Center 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley, CA, United States

This will be a fun instructional session in which our speaker, Barbara Gordon, will demonstrate around 5 different arrangements that members will be able to make in their home with their own roses. A friend of the Marin Rose Society, Barbara grows around 400 roses in her Mountain View garden with fruit trees, camellias and …

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Suitable for Framing

Mill Valley Community Center 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley, CA, United States

Come and learn about tricks and hints on making a rose photo worth enough to hang up on the wall.  Of course, that would usually mean it could do well in our photo contests as well! Our speaker is Lou Evans.  In addition to being an accomplished photographer, Lou is an NCNH District ARS judge, …

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Chemical Safety in the Garden

Mill Valley Community Center 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley, CA, United States

The Marin Rose Society is delighted to present Jolene Adams, who will do a hands-on presentation of the most updated information on chemical safety in the garden.  This is invaluable information for any gardener, and Consulting Rosarians will get 1 CR Credit! This is the first time we have presented this program since the pandemic so …

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