Asheville-Blue Ridge Rose Society Annual Exhibition
Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26
9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Visitors to The North Carolina Arboretum will be encouraged to stop and smell the roses when the Asheville Blue Ridge Rose Society Exhibition debuts to the public.
Award-winning roses of every color and size will be featured at this year’s exhibition, “Great Roses for Western North Carolina". Experts will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about selection, care, and history of roses, and educational programming with be offered throughout the weekend.
Programs during the Rose Society Exhibition include:
Growing Roses Organically
Saturday at 11 a.m.
Presented by Paul Zimmerman, rose expert and author of the best-selling book, "Everyday Roses"
Touring Great Rose Gardens of the Southeast
Saturday at 1 p.m.
Presented by Ann Peck, consulting rosarian and ABRRS member
Installing Drip Irrigation for Roses
Saturday at 2 p.m.
Presented by Larry Peck, consulting rosarian and ABRRS member
The Biltmore Rose Garden
Saturday at 3 p.m.
Presented by Lucas Jack, Biltmore Rosarian and Arboretum Board member
Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
Presented by Judy Deutsch, consulting rosarian and ABRRS member
Growing Roses for Beginners
Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Presented by James Tucker, ABRRS member