Saturday, May 18, 2024

“All About Roses” Workshop to Equip Home Gardeners with Essential Skills

by BPT Staff
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Bossier City residents and gardening enthusiasts are invited to attend a free workshop focused on growing and caring for roses, scheduled for March 12, 2024, at the NEW Bossier Parish Central Library & History Center. Organized by the LSU AgCenter, the workshop aims to provide valuable insights into rose garden maintenance, covering topics such as pruning, fertilization, mulching, disease management, and insect control.

Led by LSU AgCenter Horticulture Specialist Mark Wilson, the workshop promises to be an informative session for both novice and experienced gardeners alike. Participants will have the opportunity to learn essential techniques and best practices for nurturing healthy and vibrant rose gardens in their own homes.

Registration for the workshop will begin at 5:15 p.m. on March 12, with the session kicking off promptly at 6:00 p.m. and concluding at 7:30 p.m. To secure a spot or obtain more information, interested individuals are encouraged to call or text (318) 237-8350 and provide their contact details along with the name of the workshop.

Thanks to the generous support of various partners and sponsors, including Drax, Hunt Forest Products, LLC, Mudd & Holland Consulting Foresters, LLC, Canfor Southern Pine, Burnham Construction, LSU AgCenter, Louisiana Forestry Association, Louisiana Sustainable Forestry Initiative, and Trailblazer RC&D, participants can enjoy free registration and refreshments during the event.

Trailblazer RC&D, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting strong communities, sustainable agriculture, and environmental health, is spearheading the initiative in collaboration with other stakeholders. By offering valuable resources and expertise, Trailblazer RC&D aims to empower individuals to cultivate thriving gardens while fostering a deeper appreciation for nature and horticulture within the community.

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