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Events in Our Garden

Spring-   January/Feb 2016   April 2015   May/June 2015
Fall- August 2015   September 2015   October 2015

April 2015

Our Display Garden and Nursery are OPEN EVERY WEEKEND in April and May from 10-5, with specially themed presentations on the following dates:

"Rose Gardening for Dummies"
 April 4th ONLY   Saturday 10-5

Demonstrations at 10 am and 2 pm. FREE.

Everyone can enjoy rose gardening! Learn how to prepare your garden to bring forth its most beautiful bloom.  Jan "The Rose Lady" will offer tips on water-wise planting,  fertilizing, mulching & grooming your roses for the whole year. Watch as we actually plant a Rose! Take home informational handouts and irresistibly beautiful roses, irises and perennials from our brimming nursery.  Nursery and Garden Open 10-5.

(NOTE: APRIL 5th Closed. Happy Easter, Everyone!)


"Glorious Irises of Spring - The Garden Awakens!" 
April 11 & 12   Sat/Sunday 10-5
Special Demostrations at 10 am and 2 pm.
iris and roses

Just when we need a bit of color in the garden, the irises begin their glorious spring show!  Enjoy 120 varieties of these gorgeous beauties in full splendor, many of them world-class award winners,  planted throughout the 650 roses in our garden.  Drought tolerant and easy to grow,  Jan calls them "Orchids You Can Walk On".  Our early blooming roses will also be making their annual come-back appearance.  Ah, the glory begins!  Hundreds of irises & roses for sale in nursery.  Nursery &  Garden Open 10-5

Fragrance Frolic - "Rose Petal Toss"
Blessing of the Rose Harvest with Gradina Slavic Singers
April 18 & 19  Garden & Nursery open 10-5 with special activities both days.

Special folk singing and music
Bulgarian Singers at 12 pm & 2 pm on Sat, April 18th ONLY. $2 donation appreciated.

Bring on the Perfume Rose Harvest Season! To celebrating the start of 2015 harvest, the wonderful Balkan Singing Group, "Gradina", will be blessing our rose fields.  Enjoy the beautiful Slavic sounds as they sing to the roses to ensure a bountiful bloom.  Help toss basket-fulls of fragrant roses into the air to celebrate this joyous beginning. 

Embrace the sights and scents of Antique roses and fragrant irises among our collection of 650 roses.  Estate grown Rose Water & Perfume available as well as fragrant roses and irises in the nursery.  Nursery and Display Garden open 10-5 pm.

(NOTE: Gradina performs April 18th only, Rose Petal Toss and other fragrant frolics featured both days)

"Climbing Roses 'Magnifique' "
April 25 & 26 Sat/Sunday 10-5

Docent led tours at 10 am & 2 pm. FREE

Our homage to Monet's Garden!  A Magnificent Tour of more than 75 varieties of climbing roses in Full Bloom. Meander down the Rose Alleé, an avenue of 12' arches holding 30 cascading climbers. What a sight!  What a fragrance! We'll offer Tips on selecting, growing, training and pruning these majestic gems. 

Also, enjoy our secret garden treasures: "the Purple Playground", the "Humming Bird Wall" the "Hollywood and Vine collections".  Relax on the Sweet Scent Seat,  a cedar bench surrounded by perfume roses, scented annuals and perennials.  An irresistible selection of climbers available in nursery.  Nursery & Garden Open 10-5. 

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Photos courtesy of Mikala Kennan.