Rose Society meets January 24
Santa Paula News
Published: January 09, 2013
The Ventura County Rose Society will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, January 24, 2013, at the Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center at 5100 Adolfo Rd., Camarillo.
The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for advice from Consulting Rosarians and refreshments, and our speaker presentation will begin at 7:30 pm.
The VCRS meeting will feature Tom Carruth, the new Curator of the Rose Collection at the Huntington Botanical Gardens will speak on “The Future of the Huntington Rose Gardens”. Tom Carruth retired from Weeks Roses as the formost Hybridizer of over 100 new roses such as ‘Julia Child’, ‘Memorial Day’, ‘Hot Cocoa’, and ‘Fourth of July’. Tom is an excellent speaker and he has wonderful plans to renovate the Huntington Rose Garden and share them with us.
Visitors are always welcome. For more information contact: Janet Sklar at 818-337-9970 or Dawn-Marie Johnson at 805-523-9003. Our website is www.venturarose.org
Our date for February is February 28, 2013 and our speaker will be David Bassani, President of the San Fernando Valley Rose Society, and a professional landscaper and Consulting Rosarian, who will talk on “Water-wise Hints for the Water-saving Rose Gardener.”
Our date for March is March 14, 2013 and our speaker will be Connie Estes who will talk on “The Language of our own Greek and Latin for the Modern Gardener”.