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Mother Lode Rose Society

Learn the art of ‘Pruning for Maximum Display’

No need to fear those pruning shears. Beverly Rose Hopper takes the mystery out of pruning roses at the Mother Lode Rose Society class on Tuesday,¬†Feb. 3 at 1:30 p.m. at the Amador Senior Center. Hopper will discuss the principles of pruning, including classic techniques and her innovative and easy method of “Pruning for Maximum […]

Award-winning rosarian gives tips

In preparation for the upcoming Festival of Roses, the Mother Lode Rose Society has invited Duane Carlson, award-winning rosarian of the Sierra Foothills Rose Society to give tips on grooming roses for a show. He will present his demonstration at the monthly meeting of the Mother Lode Rose Society meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at […]

Learn how to grow beautiful roses

The Mother Lode Rose Society is presenting a program on “Growing Beautiful Roses Simply.” This is a program filled with interesting ideas on selecting, planting, feeding, deadheading and dealing with the problem that so many growers have with deer. The society is honored to have past president Beverly Rose Hopper as the speaker at the […]

Find new roses and learn at auction

With this lovely spring weather, haven’t you wandered around your garden and thought: “What am I going to do with that rose that just hasn’t performed?” “I don’t think it is in the right place or maybe I should just take it out and replace it with something fragrant and is a rebloomer?” Mother Lode […]

Visit the gardens of New Zealand

Have you ever dreamed of visiting the lush landscapes and the gardens of New Zealand and Australia? The Mother Lode Rose Society is so fortunate to have Steve and Susie Jones present an extraordinary PowerPoint program that will take viewers along on their many travels around the world for roses. The couple has visited gardens […]

Learn about rose pruning

Did you ever wonder how some people shape their roses to different shapes and sizes? Pruning the plants gives you the assurance that your plant will stay healthy while producing large flowers with strong stems. Airflow is improved from the center of the plant. These pruning guidelines will be demonstrated by the Mother Lode Rose […]

Rose Society hosts a rose shopping spree

The Mother Lode Rose Society is hosting a fabulous showcase of the latest variety of roses at its annual rose auction on Saturday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road in Jackson. If you are planning to landscape a new area this is the perfect […]

Learn the art of gardening with the Cowboy Gardener

The Mother Lode Rose Society is offering a new look at enhancing the rose garden at its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 at the Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road in Jackson. Verne Pershing, the Cowboy Gardener, is an expert on beautifying your landscape. He will present a program creating […]

It’s a rosey time in Jackson

The Mother Lode Rose Society is showcasing its 23rd annual Rose and Arrangement Show on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road in Jackson. The public is invited to take a trip into the international world of cut roses and arrangements. “Going Global with […]

Learn the pleasures and pitfalls of roses

The Mother Lode Rose Society is honored to have Dr. John Shaw, an experienced rose grower, exhibitor and horticultural judge present a program on “The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Exhibiting Roses” at its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 1:30 p.m. at the Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road in Jackson. Shaw […]

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