Wilmington Cape Fear Rose Society

All of our Wilmington Cape Fear Rose Society monthly meetings are held on Saturday mornings at 10:00 am in the Auditorium at the New Hanover County Cooperative Extension and Arboretum, 6206 Oleander Drive
(unless otherwise noted).

2011 Meeting Schedule

January 15 Selecting and Purchasing Roses - Bob Knerr
February 19 Pruning and Planting Bare Root Roses (Demo) - Richard Donovan
March 12 Growing Roses 101: The Basics  - Ken Schmidt, President of E. North Carolina Rose Society. The Public is invited to attend.
April 16 Arranging Roses in the Home - Sue Illg
May 7 Home Garden Tour  - Members Gardens to be visited will include: Mike Caulder, Denise Miller, Bob & Linda Knerr, Mercedes Noakes, Chris Wilkinson, Rob McElroy, and Rick Davis. The Public is invited to participate in the tour. Click Here For More Information  
June 18 Major Rose Pests (fungal/insect) and their Control  - Ken Wells, Extension Agent, NC Cooperative Extension
July No meeting scheduled.
August 20 WCFRS Picnic Members
September 10 Preparing Roses for Exhibition (TBA) Note: This will also be date of annual fertilizer sale.
October 15 Exhibition and Evaluation   Members  (The Public is invited to attend).  Members will bring roses to meeting for show and evaluation by Society Rosarians (Richard Donovan, Linda and Bob Knerr).  
November 19 Winter Care of Roses and Rose Swap and Auction - Linda Knerr Members may bring in roses for swap or auction and there is a possibility that other roses may be available from outside commercial sources.
December 17 Christmas Party and Election of Officers - Members

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