The monthly meeting of the Houston Rose Society this month is on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The meeting begins at 7:30 pm. Because of a scheduling conflict at Cherie Flores Pavilion, this month's meeting will be at the Lott Clubhouse, 6201 Hermann Park Drive, (not Hermann Drive) Houston 77030. Admission is free. The public is welcome.

March 14, 2019
    Identifying Rose Rosette Disease -
    What to Do and When to Do It

    by Marjorie Forster, VP Programs

“Identifying Rose Rosette Disease - What to Do and When to Do” will be presented by Gaye Hammond. She is a master rosarian and past president of the Houston Rose Society. Gaye is a life member and patron of American Rose Society and serves on their Marketing Committee. Gaye also serves as the study liaison between the Houston Rose Society and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in connection with Earth - Kind® Rose Research – the largest environmental rose research study done in the U.S.

Rose Rosette is a disease that has devastated rose gardens in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in recent years and was recently discovered in Houston. Please join us to learn the scientific facts concerning Rose Rosette Disease, how to recognize it and the areas in Houston where it has been identified.

Please bring your favorite Old Garden rose for “Grow and Tell” to share with everyone. Page five of this newsletter describes the Grow and Tell portion of our meeting.

Consulting Rosarian for March is Patsy Williams. Patsy will discuss best practices for March and answer your rose gardening questions.

The password for our Members section of the Website changed in February. If you did not receive the email with our new password, please note the information found in this newsletter.

Please note the location for the March meeting has changed. It will be held at the Lott Clubhouse, 6201 Hermann Park Drive, Houston 77030.  Come at 7:00 PM for refreshments and the meeting will begin at 7:30 PM.

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

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