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Fall Festival of Roses

November 4th, 2012 by Pamela Murski

“Archduke Charles” in the B&B Gardens

It’s time once again for Antique Rose Emporiums Annual Fall Festival of Roses!  Book your room at the B&B and be only 10 minutes from all the activities……

Friday, November 9, 2012

 2-5pm Humate or Molasses? Spinosad or Neem? Is this Greek to you? No problem because Robbi Will will be here to offer guidance on organic products. Come with your questions.

1:00pm Robbi Will: “Best Perennials and Spring Blooming Bulbs”

2-5pm Gallery of Roses: Experience the variety in form and fragrance of our wonderful old garden roses

4-5pm Walking Tours of the Garden: Mike Shoup and Gayle Wehring will guide guests through our eight acre display garden

 Saturday, November 10, 2012

 10am Henry Flowers: “Roses: Herb of the Year” followed by a sampling of rose and herb infused treats

11-2pm Chef Tai/Veritas Gourmet Food Truck…… For all you FOODIES out there, Chef Tai won last year’s “America’s Favorite Food Truck” competition on the Food Network.

2pm Dr. David Bryne: “Roses as Good as KnockOuts” Dr. Bryne holds the Basye Chair in Rose Breeding and Genetics at Texas A&M University.

4pm Mike Shoup: “Empress of the Garden” Mike will introduce his new book, Empress of the Garden which outlines the various personalities each rose exhibits.

5-7pm Book signing with Mike Shoup………Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.


 Sunday, November 11, 2012

 10:30am Malcolm Manners: “Many Ways to Produce Your Own Roses” Malcolm is the recipient of the 2012 GROW award.

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