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2016 Programs & Events

Note - meetings are the last Thursday of the month at the Powerhouse Community Center, 1658 Coast Blvd, Del Mar; other events specified

January 28 

Nan Sterman – TV Host, “A Growing Passion,” KPBS – "Creating Drought -Tolerant Gardens with Complementary Plants including Flower Carpet Roses"

February 25

Steve Bening – Star Roses and Plants, Western Territory Manager – Development of the drought and disease resistant Knock Out Series, breathtaking Romanticas, and new introductions for 2016

March 31

Gisele Schoniger – Kellogg Garden Products – Mulching, soil conditions, Kellogg rose products 

April 28

Joel Ross and John Bagnasco – Rose Rescuers - California Coastal Rose Society efforts to save important older roses and preserve the genetics of roses; highlights of their yearly Rare and Unusual Rose Plant Auction

Saturday, April 30 - Field Trip - Huntington Gardens, Pasadena

Full garden tour with roses in bloom

May 26

Annual Rose Show – Del Mar Library

Members Garden Tour (date to be determined)

June 30

Del Mar Rose Society Day at the Fair – members share roses and answer questions from fair goers as part of Paul Ecke, Jr. Flower & Garden Show, San Diego County Fair

July 28

Jim Horacek - Armstrong’s Garden Center, Del Mar – New plants for the drought-tolerant garden

August 25  

Mia McCarville - Landscape ideas for the drought-tolerant garden that include California natives and species roses

September 29

San Dieguito River Park and Trails – A Dream Come True

October 27

Annual Potluck – member home

Tuesday, November 22 - Thanksgiving of Roses - potluck and bouquet making in cooperation with Del Mar Community Connections and the Winston School

Powerhouse Community Center, 1658 Coast Blvd., Del Mar


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