2016 Schedule of Meetings:
Monday, January 25 - There will be no speaker or raffle as we will be having a bare
root rose auction of roses from Weeks. Do bring refreshments.
February 22 - "Strawberries"
Speaker: Tom Liggett
Monday, March 28 - "Pests and Diseases"
Speaker: Martine LaBelle
April 25 - Hida Tool - Rose Pruning and Rose Care Tools which will be available for purchase
Monday, May 23 - "Soils and Fertilizers" (1 point for CR Continuing Education)
Speakers: Steve and Diana Steps
Monday, June 27 - "Rose Identification" (1 point
for CR Continuing Education)
Speaker: Charles Malarkey
- No Meeting
August - No Meeting
Sunday, August 21, 3:00 PM - High Tea at Dolores Moffat's house commemorating 20th
anniversary of CCRS
September 26 - "Miniature Rose Arrangements" - Audience
participation - Make your own to keep
October 26 - "Benefits of Growing Climbing Roses" - Practical
garden information and his own book
Speaker: Joe Truskot
of CCRS Board Members
28 - No Meeting
(Installation of Officers and Board Members)
- No Meeting - HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
Some topics from
past meetings and field trips:
"Leave the Prickles on the Rose"
"Hand and Gardening Tools from Japan"
"Landscaping with Miniature Roses"
"A Unique Perspective on Heritage Roses"
Pest Management - Healthy Gardening the Less Toxic Way"
"Unusual Herbs for Companion Planting of Roses"
"Easy Roses for a Busy Life"
"Rose Arrangements for the Home"
Tours of San Jose Heritage Rose Garden
in San Jose, and Garden Valley Ranch in Petaluma