Saturday, March 19, 2022

Franklin Garden Club Features Program on Easy Rose Care - Apr 5

The Franklin Garden Club, in conjunction with the Franklin Public Library, will co-sponsor a program on “Easy Rose Care” on Tuesday, April 5, at 7:00 p.m. at the Franklin Library, 118 Main Street, Franklin, MA.  

The program, open to the public free of charge, will be presented by Teresa Mosher, one of the leading garden and rose consultants in New England.  This presentation features information on uncovering winter protected roses, pruning various types, planting, fertilizing and choosing hardy roses.  Photos from Mosher’s highly regarded Zone 5 garden in Methuen are incorporated into the presentation.  Handouts will be available.

Mosher is past President of the New England Rose Society, a Horticulture Rose Judge and Master Rosarian for the American Rose Society.  An avid gardener for more than 40 years, she cares for and maintains 42 flower beds, over 200 roses, more than 1500 perennials, shrubs and trees in her garden.  She has served as a past Judge in Floral Design and Horticulture for the Massachusetts Garden Federation and has designed and maintained gardens in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Mosher has garnered numerous awards, including the Bronze Honor Medal for Outstanding Service, 2012 – New England Rose Society; Outstanding Horticulture Judge, 2016 - Yankee District, American Rose Society; and Outstanding Consulting Rosarian, 2018- Yankee District, American Rose Society.  She has served as President of the New England Rose Society - 2012-2019 and vice president – 2011-2012. She is a member of several rose organizations, including the Hybridizers Rose Association, Heritage Rose Foundation, Massachusetts Horticultural Society, and Massachusetts Garden Study Council and Landscape Design Council.

Franklin Garden Club Features Program on Easy Rose Care - Apr 5
Franklin Garden Club Features Program on Easy Rose Care - Apr 5

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