Meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Visitors Center at Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City. We will be presented with an informative tour of the rose garden by Rose Society members Crystal Kim and Cheryl Underwood. Refreshments will be provided by the Utah Rose Society.
Admission is free for Red Butte Garden members. For non-members the entry fee is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors 65+, $10 for military with ID, $7 for children. The entry fee entitles you to explore the entire Red Butte Garden landscape at your leisure.
Join the Utah Rose Society on April 20, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at the Garden Center in Sugar House Park. The program will consist of instructions on how to enter roses, arrangements, and photography in the Annual Rose Show on Saturday, June 24th. The show schedule will be distributed and details on grooming your roses, making artistic design arrangements, and choosing photos to enter will be discussed. If you have never entered the show before, this will be your opportunity to learn how to do it and answer any questions you may have. Everyone is welcome! We want to encourage new rose lovers to display their flowers and win some prizes.
Next meeting, Thursday, October 20, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. June Openshaw will speak about “Neonicotinoids, Pollinators, and Disease-Resistant Roses.” Come and learn about systemic insecticides used on roses and other ornamental plants to control various kinds of insects, as well as how to choose disease-resistant roses. June is a long-time Utah Rose Society expert and organic gardener. Please join us; everyone is welcome.
Location: Garden Center at Sugar House Park, 1602 East 2100 South, Saly Lake City, UT 84106.
Future meetings: No meeting in November; December 15th meeting, Holiday Pot Luck Dinner, White Elephant gift exchange.