A message from the Charleston Lowcountry Rose Society President, Kathy Woolsey.
October 7 2018, Workshop: Rooting Old Garden Roses Share & Swap Roses. Bring cuttings and clippers. Social 3pm. Meeting 3:30.
October is the best time to root roses, everyone is invited ! No Roses -No Problem we will have plenty to share.
The address for the new James Island Town Hall is 1122 Dills Bluff Rd. Near Camp Rd. not far from the old town hall location. Girls Scouts will be in the building on the left. Follow the boardwalk down to the end and take a right. Leave your bucket with the cuttings outside the door. We will do the cuttings workshop outside.
Cut garden roses are needed for the Flower Show at the fair. Please note the flower show has a new location to the right of the main gate.
October 25, First Fair Flower Show
First Flower Show Entry Drop-off
Oct 24, 2018 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Oct 25, 2018 6:15 AM – 10:00 AM
October 30, Second Fair Flower Show
7:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Penelope Hybrid Musk Rose is very easy to root and will grow in the Lowcountry with very little care.
The Charleston Lowcountry Rose Society will hold their February 2018 meeting on Sunday, Feb. 4 at James Island Town Hall, 1238-B Camp Rd., James Island, SC 29412. Social Time is 2:30 pm followed by the meeting and lecture at 3:00 pm. Admission is free.
The program for the February meeting is Rose Gardens from Abroad to be presented by Jack Page and Robert Myers of Rowan Rose Society in Salisbury, NC. Jack and Robert participated at the World Federation conventions in New Zealand, France and South America and on these trips saw some beautiful gardens which they will show us some pretty pictures. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see some beautiful gardens as an armchair traveler.
Jack Page and Robert Myers live in Salisbury, NC and are the owners of The Perfect Rose, LLC. TPR is a rose garden installation and maintenance company the pair started in 2007 with over 300 customers from Winston Salem NC to Columbia, SC. Jack and Robert have been involved with roses since 2000. They both are American Rose Society Consulting Rosarians having received Outstanding Consulting Rosarians Awards from the Carolina District as well as District Silver Medals. Robert is currently the District Horticulture Judge Chairman and Jack is the current District Treasurer. They consider the Rowan Rose Society their home society both having served as its President. Robert is currently Vice President of Rowan and is also the Vice President of the Charlotte Rose Society. Both maintain memberships in the Rowan, Charlotte, Winston Salem, and South Carolina Rose Societies. Robert is an avid exhibitor and attends, judges, or both every Rose show in the Carolina District each year. He won Queen of Show in Charleston last year!
Come and join us and see those beautiful gardens!