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This page was most recently updated on 4/28/2016
2016 GMRS Monthly Meeting Program Topics
January 12: No Meeting
February 9: March 8: April 12:Pruning and Prepping Your Rose Garden for Spring May 9: Best Practices for Planting Roses in the Ground and in Pots An overview of planting tips and techniques for planting potted and bareroot roses, pros and cons of planting in pots vs. in ground and the importance of soil pH. June 14: Designing a Rose Garden Tour of a Mequon rose garden and presentation on designing, siting and preparing a new rose garden by Jane Frank. Please contact Carrie Bergs (262) 878-1609 for specific time and location. July 10: GMRS Summer Picnic Please contact Carrie Bergs (262) 878-1609 for specific time and location. August 9:So You Want to Grow Roses? Review of the best roses (winter hardy, disease resistant, fragrant, exhibition potential) for beginning growers and exhibitors. September 13:Insider's Guide to Preparing, Grooming and Exhbiting at a District Rose Show Overview of the NCD convention and Rose Show, best practices for selecting, organizing, transporting, grooming and winning at the district level. October 11:Goodnight Roses Reasons for and methods of protecting roses for winter.