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Learn about Antique Roses!

rose bushes along a fence

UF/IFAS by Eric Zamora

Join in learning about antique roses at the “Mondays in the Gardens” free gardening program offered at the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center Gardens under the direction of Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners.  Monday, February 18th at 10 AM Sally Menk will deliver a presentation, “Antique Roses – Their History and Care” in the shade garden classroom.

Sally is a Consulting Rosarian for the American Rose Society in Santa Rosa County.   In addition, she has been a Santa Rosa Master Gardener for 24 years.

The UF/IFAS WFREC Gardens are located on the Pensacola State College, Milton campus.  Follow the signs on campus to find the gardens.

The gardens are free and open to the public from 8 AM until 5 PM Monday through Friday. Both self-guided and guided tours are available.  Changing seasonal gardens feature a multitude of horticultural displays including shade, formal, children’s and water gardens, bulbs, roses, shrubs, trees and perennials.

For more information please contact Mary Derrick, Residential Horticulture Extension Agent, at 850-623-3868 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm weekdays.  Hearing impaired individuals may call Santa Rosa County Emergency Management Service at 983-5373 (TDD).  Or you may email her at maryd@santarosa.fl.gov .


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