Rose Society Of Tucson News
Next Rose Society Meeting: March 7 (Tues.)
Speaker & Topic: Mike Jepsen, one of top rose growers in the Pacific Southwest District from Tempe, Ariz., will discuss all aspects of rose fertilization. Mike has won numerous awards for his stunning roses over the years at rose shows and will explain what works and doesn’t work with growing big, colorful roses. He also will ask members of the audience to explain what they utilize in supplying nutrients to their roses as he gives the pluses and minuses of different fertilization strategies. For decades, Mike has worked with commercial farmers in the quest for growing high quality crops. This is a meeting NOT to be missed!
Time: The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. with social time starting at 6:30 p.m.
Where We Meet: Tucson Botanical Gardens (2150 N. Alvernon Way)
Bring Your Questions: If you have questions about any aspect of rose growing, we are here to help rose growers learn what it takes to grow exceptional roses with rich color.
Cost To Attend: Nothing. The public is always welcome to attend.
Consulting Rosarian School: Feb. 25, 2017
Les Hayt (Soils & Water).
Leroy Brady (Fertilizers).
Helen Baird (Integrated Pest Management, Insects Diseases).
Mike Jepsen (Chemical Safety/Pesticides).
Cost: $30 per person (includes continental breakfast, lunch and beverages).
This event is open to anyone who wants to learn more about growing roses, qualified candidates for ARS consulting rosarian certification and current Consulting Rosarians who need credits to maintain their active status.
CLICK HERE for registration form.
For hotels and other lodging in the area CLICK HERE.
2016 Tucson Rose Show: RESULTS
Rose growers from across Arizona attended which resulted in a spectacular display of roses, arrangements and photographs as hundreds of entries dazzled those who attended.
To view the Tucson Rose Show winners, CLICK HERE.
Photos Of 2016 Tucson Rose Show