No Meetings in July or August

Upcoming Events:      

Planting Day

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Independence Park Botanic Garden
Rose Garden

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bring a shovel and your work boots as we will begin planting the empty beds, aka the “Annex”, on the west side of the rose garden.   

There are at least 33 roses to be planted on March 23.

Please come and join the fun!

If you have questions or comments call Dawn at 225.964.0324.

            Pruning

9-11 AM

February 16, 2019

Independence Park Rose Garden

 

Bring your clippers and join us as we get ready for spring with our semi-annual pruning.

2019 Mid Winter Conference

February 8-9, 2019

American Rose Center

Shreveport, LA

 

The Gulf District Board of the American Rose Society invites you to the annual Mid Winter Workshop at The American Rose Center - Klima Hall in Shreveport, LA on Friday and Saturday, February 8 and 9, 2019.

Come join us on Friday afternoon, as registration will begin on at 1:00 pm. A free rose arrangement workshop will begin at 3:00 pm in the Gift Shop of Klima Hall. Make sure to browse the historical artwork from Civil War era Louisiana. A wine social will begin at 5:00 pm, giving everyone to visit with old friends and make new ones.

Friday evening dinner will be followed by a ”Year of the River” presentation marking the historical significance of the rivers of Louisiana including the introduction of formal gardens to Louisiana. Friday evening will conclude with the Gulf District’s award presentation.

Saturday morning will begin with opening remarks at 8:15am. Coffee, juice, donuts and more will be available!!! Saturday’s theme will focus on Making Your Garden Greatand conclude with our keynote speaker, Paul Zimmerman.

 

Register here.

Holiday Social

December 9, 2018

Floyd and Frances Falcon's

4302 French Village Avenue

Baton Rouge, LA  70809

4:00 PM

 

Come kick off the holidays with a special gathering at the Falcon's.  They will be serving their famous brisket along with good cheer.  Bring something to share like an appetizer, salad, covered dish, etc.  The club will supply the drinks.  You supply the holiday cheer!

 

Call Dawn at 225.964.0324 with questions.

 

French Village Avenue is accessed from Bluebonnet  Road which interescts Jefferson Highway just west of the major intersection with Bluebonnet Blvd. Call Frances at 225.293-9992 if you need more directions.

 

Pruning At Independence Park Rose Garden

Saturday, September 8, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

 

Come help prune the roses at Independence Park and enjoy the other gardens. The new Butterfly Garden is especially nice this time of year.

 

Bring your pruners, clippers and whatever else you normally use for pruning.

 

Light refreshments will be served.