(BACKUP DAY FOR BAD WEATHER APRIL 8, 2023)
Annual Rose Pruning Demonstration
The Reno Rose Society and
The City of Reno Parks Department
Saturday, April 1, 2023
Weeding the Garden – 10AM to 11AM
Pruning 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
You are welcome to attend the annual Rose Pruning Demonstration on Saturday, April 1, 2023 beginning at 10:00 AM and continuing until 1:00 PM in the Reno Municipal Rose Garden, east of the California Building in Idlewild Park. This is a great opportunity for residents to learn proper rose pruning techniques for the variety of different rose types Admission is free, and the City of Reno Horticulturalist can really use your help.
This demonstration instructs on the pruning needs of individual rose types based on rose species and the best time of year in our area to prune them. The garden has many species of roses including climber roses, miniature roses, hybrid tea roses and floribunda roses.
Please bring gloves and sharp bypass pruning shears to prune the roses after the demonstration. Consulting Rosarians from the American Rose Society and the City's Horticulturist will be on hand to answer questions on all aspects of rose culture and pruning.
If you would like further information please contact Ann Marie Harris at 775-746-1140 Volunteer hours go a long way in maintaining this beautiful rose garden within the city of Reno.