Location: 10000 FM 50, Brenham, Texas
THE ANTIQUE ROSE EMPORIUM FALL FESTIVAL OF ROSES
The Antique Rose Emporium is happy to welcome The Heritage Rose Foundation and The American Garden Rose Society to this year's festival.
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 6th
10 AM “Roses are Easy” Mike Shoup, Owner of Antique Rose Emporium
Mike will remove the myth that roses are difficult to grow.
Rooting , breeding and simple organic cultivation will be discussed.
11 AM “Best Bulbs for Texas” Robbi Will, Plant expert at Antique Rose Emporium
Robbi weeds out the unreliable and questionable, leaving only the easiest and
best performing bulbs for our Texas gardens.
1 PM “A Garden with Roses” Pam Smith, Manager at the Rose Trial Gardens at
Roses come in many forms making them like individual brush strokes for your
garden masterpiece. Pam knows these nuances of their expression to help place
them in our own garden.
2:30 PM “The State of the Rose Address” Pat Shanley, President of American Rose
Society and Gaye Hammond, past president Houston Rose Society
An exciting new Rose Industry is portrayed from two different views,
challenges, trial gardens, and new roses will be discussed.
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 7th
9:30 AM “The Mystery Roses of Bermuda” Peter Holmes, president Bermuda Rose Soc.
As a stopping off point from Europe to America in the 17 and 1800s, Bermuda
housed a treasure trove of lost and forgotten roses. Peter exposes some of the
11 AM “Revisiting the Dutch Masters” Jim Johnson, Former Chair Benz School of
In this inspirational performance, Jim will recreate the Floral Arrangements in
The Dutch Master’s Paintings.
12 PM Lady bug release Ladybugs, natural predators of aphids
2 PM “A Life of Roses” Stephen Scanniello” President of the Heritage Rose Foundation
Over 30 years of a storied life with roses will be shared. His wit and humor
are sure to entertain along the way.
3:30 PM “Keeping it Simple” Felder Rushing, author and speaker extraordinaire
Felder’s down home approach to gardening full of zany observations and
humorous anecdotes with leave you with a whole new perspective on gardening.
4:30 PM Heritage Rose Foundation Meeting: Public is welome
5 PM Refreshment and Dinner Bites
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 8th
11 AM Behind the Scenes Tour of the Growing Fields Mike Shoup
Gallery of Roses
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