Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Brenham Gardens Celebrate 25 Years This November

25th Annual Fall Festival of Roses
Friday, November 9, 2012:
      1 pm                           Robbi Will:  “Best Perennials & Spring Blooming
       2 - 5 pm                    Robbi Will is on the grounds to provide personal
                                          instruction on using organics.  Let her help you
                                          choose: Spinosade or orange oil?  Humate or
                                          molasses?  She can help!
       2 - 5 pm                    Gallery of Roses: Experience the variety in form and
                                          fragrance of our wonderful old garden roses
       4 - 5 pm                   Walking Tour:  Mike Shoup and Gayle Wehring will
                                         guide guests through our Independence Gardens.
Saturday, November 10, 2012:
       10 am                       Henry Flowers:  “Rose:  Herb of the Year” followed
                                         by a sampling of rose & herb infused treats
      11 am - 2 pm           Veritas Gourmet Food Truck will be on the grounds.
                                         Chef Tai was chosen “America’s Favorite Food Truck”
                                         by the Food Network
      2 pm                          Dr. David Bryne:  “Roses as Good as ‘Knockouts’”
                                         Dr. Bryne holds the Basye Chair in Rose Breeding &
                                         Genetics at Texas A&M University.
      4 pm                          Mike Shoup:  “Empress of the Garden”  Mike will
                                         introduce his new book, Empress of the Garden.
                                         A useful tool for selecting roses based on the
                                         personality they bring to the garden.
       5 - 7 pm                   Book signing with Mike Shoup
                                         Beer & Brauts
Sunday, November 11, 2012 :
       10:30 am                 Malcolm Manners:  “Many Ways to Produce Your
                                         Own Roses”  Malcolm Manners is the recipient of
                                         the 2012 GROW Award.

How to get there: 
The Antique Rose Emporium
Independence Display Gardens
10,000 FM 50
Brenham, Texas 77833


Monday - Saturday -  9 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday -  11 am to 5:30 pm

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