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2016 SPRING ROSE SHOW GUEST LECTURE PROGRAMME TIMETABLE

Here, to remind us of our enjoyment and the broadening and deepening of our knowledge, is the list of speakers for the 2016 Spring Rose Show. The lectures for the 2017 National Show, which we will be hosting, will be listed here once ther organisation is complete. For now, you can add the established dates of Saturday11th and Sunday 12th November 2017 to your diary, to time your visit to catch the talks that interest you. We look forward to seeing you there!

SATURDAY 7 NOVEMBER

TIME

SPEAKER AND TOPIC

LECTURE DETAILS

2 pm

John Neal

Propagating Roses

Make one rose into many! A great way to have more of what you love.

3.15 pm

Geoff Crowhurst

Heritage Roses

These are the roses that are adored through centuries. Not here today gone tomorrow, but the stayers tried amd true, of such abiding beauty that canny gardeners continue to seek them out. Learn the particular virtues that make them so useful in various settings, and so loved.

SUNDAY 8 NOVEMBER

TIME

SPEAKER AND TOPIC

LECTURE DETAILS

11 am

Veronica O’Brien

Gardens in China

Veronica is our own Rose Society President, and is a leader of the team who plan, buy and look after the roses for us all, at the State Rose Garden at Werribee. She will show and tell us all about her recent travels through China and the beautiful gardens she saw there.

1 pm

Pat Insall

Creating a Dorothy Paul Plate

Practical demonstration on how to make a Dorothy Paul Plate.

Bring your own plate, small flowers & greenery.

2.30 pm

Maureen Lucas

Roses and Gardens Throughout the World

Sure to inspire dreams of escape to the (other) great rose gardens of our planet, tales from a well-travelled rose-lover.