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Rose gardening event blooms at Idlewild Park


CITY OF RENO NEWS — The Reno Rose Society is holding a rose pruning demonstration on Saturday, April 6 in the Rose Garden from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The rose garden is located in Idlewild Park, 1900 Idlewild Drive.

City of Reno Horticulturist Dianne Stortz-Lintz and the Reno Rose Society Rosarians will provide hands-on instruction on proper rose care, seasonal growth information, and pruning. Pruner sharpening will be available for the first 20 participants.

This is a free event, anyone may participate. Gardeners must bring their own tools and gloves. For more information, please call (775) 334-2270.

About the City of Reno Horticulturist
Diane Storz-Lintz is the City of Reno’s Horticulturist. She is an expert in the science of cultivating plants and is responsible for the maintenance of the Rose Garden at Idlewild Park, the hanging baskets and the flower beds. For more information, please visit the following link http://www.reno.gov/Index.aspx?page=455.

About the Reno Rose Society
Chartered in 1952, the Reno Rose Society is a nonprofit, for-public-benefit, educational organization, that is dedicated to the cultivation and appreciation of America’s National Flower, the rose. The group holds monthly meetings and events including pruning demonstrations, rose cultivation workshops, an annual rose and flower show, shopping adventures, and garden tours. Most events are open to the public at no charge. For more information, please visit www.renorosesociety.org.

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