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MRS Monthly Meeting

Community Room 300 Drakes Landing Road, Greenbrae, CA

MRS Annual Rose Pruning Demonstration

Community Room 300 Drakes Landing Road, Greenbrae, CA

The MRS Annual Rose Pruning Demonstration!  This is a chance to see winter pruning, cleanup and shaping techniques led by our own members!  Paula Jaffe, Richard Holtz, Vivien Bronshvag and Sandy Simon will provide live demonstrations on a variety of roses.  We welcome members and guests to bring their own potted roses as "demonstrators" after …

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Things to consider when setting up an Irrigation System for Roses

Community Room 300 Drakes Landing Road, Greenbrae, CA

Tom Bressen will share “Things to consider when setting up an Irrigation System for Roses” which should be helpful for gardeners with existing systems OR those that are setting up a drip system for the first time.  There should be lots of GREAT practical knowledge for rose growers of all levels of experience.  Tom should …

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Garden Design Principles

Community Room 300 Drakes Landing Road, Greenbrae, CA, United States

Author and gardener Dane Rose will speak about "Garden Design Principles".  "How do we decide what to do with our garden overall or a specific area? Design principles help sort through all the options to bring us the highest amount of personal value for the lowest cost in time, money and natural resources. Come join …

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Climate-Smart Gardening: Impact, Mitigation, and Adaptation

Via Zoom CA, United States

Climate change is impacting Marin gardens and gardeners. Come and learn about the present and future local impacts of climate change on gardens. Explore evidence-based actions gardeners can take to be part of the solution – helping to mitigate climate change. Also learn about best practices we can employ to adapt our gardens to our …

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Famous Faces

Via Zoom CA, United States

“Famous Faces”; roses named for famous or notorious people.  Very few are recently famous - most are movie stars, politicians, opera stars, historical people, Kings and Queens, etc. It is interesting to know who your roses are hanging out with. This presentation will be a departure for Jolene, one of our very favorite presenters.  This …

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The World of Hybrid Musks

Via Zoom CA, United States

Come join American Rose Society President Bob Martin to learn about hybrid musk roses - the family of roses that includes the gorgeous 'Penelope' and 'Ballerina'. Check back in early June for a link to the meeting.

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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