Fall Festival of Roses

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Fall Festival of Roses

November 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Antique Rose Emporium (ARE) is hosting its 32nd annual Fall Festival of Roses November 1-3, 2019. Scheduled speakers for the event are listed below. Watch for updates on the website.

32nd Annual Fall Festival of Roses

November 1-3, 2019

Friday – November 1

9:45-10:00  Welcome:  Mike Shoup

10:00-10:45 A Rose for the Future:  Andrew Barocco, Director of Breeding At The Antique Rose Emporium

11:00-12:00 From Clueless to Garden TV Producer:  Linda Lehmusvirta, Producer of the very popular Central Texas Gardener On KLRU

1:30-2:30 A Little Bit of Everything You Should Know About Gardening With Roses: Mike Shoup, Owner & Founder of The Antique Rose Emporium

3:00-4:00 T.B.A.

Saturday-November 2

9:30-10:30 What did you do to your Garden?:
Leon Macha, Vice President of Operations Greenleaf Nursery & Owner of Certi-Pro Horticulture

10:30-11:30 Interesting Plants from My Collecting Expeditions: Adam Black, Director of Horticulture at Peckerwood Gardens

1:30-2:30 Roses in Our Southern Gardens Today:  Chris VanCleave, America’s Favorite Gardener (aka The Redneck Rosarian)

2:30-3:30 Green side up:  Felder Rushing, “overstuffed & quirky”-no, wait, that’s his cottage garden.  Felder is a very good southern gardener who has lots of good common sense advice paired with a quick wit.  What’s not to like about that?

4:00-6:00 Hors d’oeuvres & Drinks at the Pavillion

Sunday-November 3

11:00 Tours of the Growing Fields:
Mike Shoup

Fragrance Gallery Daily
No Fee for Lectures


November 3, 2019
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Antique Rose Emporium
10000 FM 50
Independence, TX United States
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