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Rose Education Day

April 15, 2020                                    
                                                
Katie Drewitz, Extension Educator - Horticulture, Small Farms and Local Foods 
University of Minnesota Extension 
Stearns, Benton & Morrison Counties


Rose Education Day
By Katie Drewitz, University of Minnesota Extension 

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (04/15/2020) — Are you a rose gardener? Would you like to become one?  Join the Stearns County Extension Master Gardeners and the Granite City Rose Society for Rose Education Day on Saturday, May 30, 2020. This seminar will be a live virtual seminar and you must register in advance to receive access to the session. 

This year Jim Beardsley, American Rose Society Master Consulting Rosarian and Minnesota Rose Society member will be presenting A Season of Roses. This class will focus on caring for roses throughout the seasons. 
In addition we are excited to have Dr. David Zlesak, American Rose Society Master Consulting Rosarian, Rose hybridizer and Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin –River Falls join us. Dr. Zlesak will be presenting The Rose Hybridizing Process; Hardy Easy-Care Zone 4 Roses. Dr. Zlesak has been a rose breeder for decades and his expertise in the field of roses is respected and rose gardeners should not miss out on the opportunity to hear him speak.

Rose Education Day is a FREE half day event with sessions running from 8:30-11:30 a.m. This seminar will be a live virtual seminar and you must register in advance to receive access to the session. To register, please visit z.umn.edu/RoseEd or call the Stearns County Extension Office at (320) 255-6169.