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Next Monthly Meeting
Wednesday 5 June 2013 at 7.45pm
Speakers: Merv & Wendy Trimper
Topic: "Minis" and More
Trading Table, Plant Sales,
Advice on growing roses
Bring along roses for identification
Everybody is welcome to attend
Burnside Community Centre
Cnr. Portrush and Greenhill Roads, Tusmore
The 1960s produced some magnificent new Floribunda roses, particularly red and orange flowered varieties. Bred in the Netherlands by De Ruiter in 1963, and introduced in 1968, 'Europeana' is a great example of a Floribunda Rose from this era.
A new branch of the Rose Society has been established in the mid north, (north of Gawler) and is named -
Roses in the Heartland
For information contact:
Mary Frick (President)
08 8563 0521
Volunteers in the International Rose Garden
Botanic Gardens, Hackney Road
(enter from Plane Tree Drive or front entrance)
Anyone with an interest in roses welcome.
Bring own secateurs, gloves, hat, sunscreen.
7.30am - 11.30am every Friday of the year
(except 21st & 28th Dec and Good Friday)
Parking permits and Morning Tea supplied.
Tasks undertaken - deadheading, pruning.Contact - Wendy Trimper, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2013 Rose Pruning Demonstrations
June 23rd, 1.00pm - 4.00pm at 9 McVitties Rd, Birdwood
June 30th,1.00pm - 4.00pm at the International Rose Garden,
Botanic Gardens, Hackney Rd, Adelaide.
July 7th, 9.00am - 4.00pm at Lyndoch Hill Estate,
Cnr Barossa Valley Way and Hermann Thumm Drive, Lyndoch.
The Society aims to encourage, improve, foster and extend the cultivation and appreciation of the Rose.
The Society conducts meetings, shows, demonstrations and other activities both in Adelaide and in the country through branches located in the Riverland, South East and Eyre Peninsula. A branch has been established in the Northern Territory and meets in Darwin.
A fifth branch of the Society has now been established in the
northern area (north of Gawler) - Roses in the Heartland.
This site contains contacts and information about our meetings, recommended roses for growing in South Australia,
culture notes which give tips on rose growing for the current months and information about other events.