Archive for May, 2010

District Rose Show

Each year a member Rose Society hosts the District Rose Show.
Pikes Peak Rose Society will be hosting the District show at the Pikes Peak Community college, 11195 Hi-way 83, Colorado Springs, June 26, 2010.
The theme this year is “Growing Green”.
The schedule, information, garden tour details  and all forms are here.
Carol and Jerry Macon, Chairmen, 719-576-7626

The District meeting and awards dinner will be held at Marigold Cafe’ and Bakery at 7:00 p.m. in Colorado Springs. You need to be registered for the convention to attend the dinner.
The dinner is the grand finale of the annual event.

The Macon Rose Garden

By Carol Macon

Our garden is a rose demonstration garden. In its nearly half an acre you will find over five hundred varieties of roses, from the tiniest micro-miniatures to the strongest climbers, many of them rare. The garden is on a drip system, with the exception of the lawns. Each modern rose plant, no matter how small, has its own emitter and receives two inches of water a week. The beds of modern roses are mulched to conserve moisture. The old garden roses and many of the shrubs are remarkably drought resistant, but they are mulched also. We believe in being kind to our environment, and so our roses are seldom sprayed with insecticides or fungicides. We do fertilize regularly. (more…)

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