The monthly meeting of the Houston Rose Society this month is on Thursday, November 13, 2014. The meeting begins at 7:30 pm at our meeting place at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1819 Heights Blvd. Admission is free. The public is welcome.

November 13, 2014
    Healthy Bushes Produce More Blooms

Ed Bradley is a Master Rosarian, a Master Gardener, and an ARS Rose Show Horticulture Judge. He has a Master’s Degree in Horticulture from LSU. He is currently serving on the ARS Product Evaluation Committee and the ARS CR Advisory Committee. Ed has held most leadership positions in the San Antonio Rose Society (more than once), and is the Editor of the SARS newsletter, the San Antonio Rose, since 2002. He has served as SCD Treasurer and SCD Director, Consulting Rosarians. The Bradley garden is home to over 250 rose bushes including Hybrid Teas, and Minis/Mini Floras, with a presence of Floribundas, GR, and a couple of special shrub roses.

Ed has been awarded the ARS Bronze Honor Medal for Outstanding Service at the local level, and the ARS Silver Honor Medal for service at the District and National level. He was also selected as the Outstanding Consulting Rosarian for the District.

Ed has written articles for the American Rose magazine. “ORGANICS – What’s All the Fuss About?” appeared in the 2013 Annual and “Growing Healthy Roses – All Year ‘Round, was published in the September-October, 2014 issue.

Consulting Rosarian:
Earl Krause is the Consulting Rosarian this month. Bring him your questions.

Grand Prix
Bring your fall blooms to the meeting. This is the last Grand Prix of the year.

Product pick-up is Saturday, November 15th
9:30 am to noon

To read about past programs of the Houston Rose Society, click here.

For directions to the HRS Meeting Place at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in the Heights, click here.

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