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Maintaining Roses Demonstration


This summer, University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener volunteers will provide programs in the Master Gardener demonstration gardens.

Keeping rose bushes healthy and blooming all summer takes a summer maintenance plan. Join Master Gardeners volunteers as they discuss "Maintaining Roses During the Summer," on Thursday, June 16, at 5:30 p.m. Demonstration will include information on summer pruning, watering, fertilizing, insect and disease control of roses. Presentations will last approximately 30 minutes followed by a question and answer session.

Presentations will last approximately 30 minutes followed by a question and answer session.

Master Gardeners are volunteers of the University of Illinois Extension Logan-Menard-Sangamon Unit. The demonstration will be in the Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens located on the Illinois State Fairgrounds in front of Building #30, Springfield. Program is free and open to the public. Questions call (217) 782-4617.



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