2015 CHIPPEWA VALLEY ROSE SOCIETY EVENTS
Wed. Mar. 11 noon, CVRS Annual Meeting & Board Meeting at the Food Court, Oakwood Mall, Eau Claire, WI. Meet by at table by the windows, buy lunch at a place of your choice and meetings to follow.
Wed. Apr. 8 at 6 PM, CVRS meeting at the Chippewa Falls Public Library, 105 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls, WI. TOPIC: Organic Fertilizers.
May 2 Clean up at the Rose Garden In Chippewa Falls
Wed. May 13 at 6 PM, CVRS meeting at Chippewa Valley Growers, 7825 Prill Rd., Eau Claire, WI. BYO folding lawn chair. Come before 6 PM if you wish to shop and look through the green houses.
Have you ever thought about exhibiting some of your roses? The Northern Wisconsin State Fair, July 8-12, 2015, has a flower show with several different classes for roses. To learn how to exhibit there, plan on attending the following information session:
Mon. Apr. 13, 6:30 PM at the Chippewa Co. Court House, Rm 003, 711 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls, WI. “How to Enter Flowers, Houseplants, & Floral Design at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair”. Hosted by Chippewa Valley Master Gardener Association. If you have any questions regarding this program, please contact Kerry Ingraham at 715-271-4916.
2015 NORTH CENTRAL DISTRICT EVENTS & ROSE SHOWS
NC DISTRICT SPRING MEETING MARCH 13-15, 2015 WINTERGREEN RESORT, 60 GASSER RD, WISCONSIN DELLS, WI 53965 SATURDAY, MARCH 15TH. 9:00 AM TO 4:00 PM (WITH LUNCH BREAK) It is time again to mark your calendars and join us for a kickoff to another rose season. We again have four $50.00 cash drawings for people who register for the convention. Programs planned include: Earth Kind Roses in Public Gardens by Mike and Anita Eckley, Membership, Annual Fund, and Planned Giving by Laura Pfender (National Director of Development), Gary`s Secret Tea by Gary Albright, What the Heck is Wrong with my Roses by Lynda Fleming, History of the Leif Erikson Garden by Margaret Anderson, Rose Rosette by Jonell NeumannA design seminar will be held Saturday from 7 PM - 9 PM and Sunday 9 AM – 12 PM, led by Bruce Barr and Lois Ann Helgeson. We will be ordering pizza Saturday evening before the seminar. For registration info & fees, contact Larry Sagen 715-552-0372
2015 ROSE SHOWS
June 20 Minnesota RS, St Joseph’s Grill, St Paul
June 20 Greater Milwaukee RS
June 21 Madison RS at Olbrich Gardens
June 27 Twin Cities RC, Bachman’s, Mpls.
Aug. 9 WI State Fair, West Allis
Sept.4-6, 2015 NC District Convention Bloomington, MN Keynote speaker Dr. Vera Krischik, assoc. prof. of entomology at the U of MN, Topic: “Pollinators”, More info will be coming.