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Below is our 2015 Lecture Series. If you are interested in one of our programs, seminars, or workshops for your organization, please contact us by sending an email (mike@rosesolutions.net). Many of the events below are open to the public; some are for members only. We will have our book, Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening (Forbes River Publishing) available for sale at all events. To see a list of programs we offer, visit our Program Page.

Mike and Angie Chute

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2017 Lecture Series

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Swansea Garden Club
Swansea, MA
Program: Creating an Easy-Care Rose Garden
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Saturday, February, 11, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM
Rhode Island Rose Society
Botanical Center Garden Classroom, Roger Williams Park
Providence, RI
Program: Rose Basics Round Table
Free and Open to the Public

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Wellfleet Garden Club
Wellfleet, MA
Program: 12 Roses Anyone Can Grow
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM
Boston Flower & Garden Show
The Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
Program: Twelve Super Roses Anyone Can Grow
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners
Visit their web site: www.bostonflowershow.com

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM
Rhode Island Rose Society
Victorian Rose Garden, Roger Williams Park
Providence, RI
Program: Rose Day at the Park: Garden Opening
Demonstrations: How-to prune and plant roses
Free and Open to the Public

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
Boxborough Garden Club
Boxborough MA
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Time: 9:45 AM
Chicatabot Garden Club
Dover, MA
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Saturday, June 17, 2017
Time: 1PM
Rhode Island Rose Society Annual Rose Show
North Kingstown Community Center
30 Beach St
Wickford, RI
Visit their web site: www.rirs.org
Free and Open to the Public

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time: 1:00-2:00 PM
CT Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects
Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT
Program: Sustainable Shrub Roses for Landscape Professionals
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Indian Run Garden Club
Narragansett, RI
Program: Rose Gardening Season by Season
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Monday, September 11, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Barrington Community School
Barrington Senior Center, Barrington, RI
Program: Travel by Armchair: Paris! The City of Lights
Visit their web site: www.barrcommschool.com
Open to the Public (Fee Required)

Saturday, November 11, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM
Rhode Island Rose Society
Victorian Rose Garden, Roger Williams Park
Providence, RI
Program: Close the Rose Garden, Fall Rose Care
Demonstration: How-to winterize roses
Free and Open to the Public

 

2016 Lecture Series

Thursday February 18, 2016
Time: 12:30 PM
Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show
RI Convention Center, Providence, RI
Demonstration: Roses 101
Visit their web site: www.flowershow.com

Friday February 19, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM
Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show
RI Convention Center, Providence, RI
Program: Rose Gardening Season by Season
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Visit their web site: www.flowershow.com

Saturday, February 20, 2016
11:00 AM and 2:00 PM
Connecticut Flower & Garden Show
Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT
Program:          11:00 AM David Austin’s English Roses for New England Gardens
                        2:00 PM 25 Fabulous Roses
Book Signing: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                      Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Visit their web site: www.ctflowershow.com

Tuesday March 15, 2016
7:00 PM
Sutton Garden Club
Sutton, MA
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening

Saturday March 19, 2016
1:30 PM
Boston Flower & Garden Show
The Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
Program: Rose Gardening Season by Season – Let Nature Show the Way
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Visit their web site: www.thebostonflowershow.com

Sunday March 20, 2016
2:15 PM & 3:45 PM
Museum of Work & Culture
Woonsocket, RI
Program: 10 Terrific Roses
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Visit their web site: www.rihs.org
Open to the Public

Tuesday March 29, 2016
10:00 AM
Wayland Garden Club
Wayland, MA
Program: Creating an Easy Care Rose Garden
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Saturday, April 2, 2016
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
American Rose Society
Yankee District Convention
Mainstay Hotel & Conference Center
151 Admiral Kalbfus Road
Newport, RI
Program: 25 Fabulous Roses
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

See their web site for more information: www.arsyankee.org
Open to the Public (Fee Required)

Monday April 4, 2016
1:00 PM
Osterville Garden Club
Osterville, MA
Program: David Austin’s English Roses for New England Gardens
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Thursday April 7, 2016
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Barrington Community School
Barrington, RI
Program: 12 Great Roses Anyone Can Grow
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Visit their web site: www.barrcommschool.com
Open to the Public (Fee Required)

Monday April 11, 2016
7:00 PM
Temple Shalom Garden Club
Newton, MA
Program: TBD
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Tuesday April 12, 2016
1:00 PM
Back Bay Garden Club
Boston, MA
Program: 25 Fabulous Roses
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Monday April 18, 2016
7:00 PM
Hudson Garden Club
Hudson, MA
Program: Creating an Easy Care Rose Garden
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Monday May 9, 2016
7:00 PM
Charlton Garden Club
Charlton, MA
Program: Sustainable Roses
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Sunday, May 21, 2016
1:00 PM
Mansfield Library
Mansfield, MA
Program: Six Steps to Successful Rose Gardening
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Open to the Public

Saturday June 18, 2016
1:30 PM
Rhode Island Rose Society Rose Show
North Kingstown Community Center
30 Beach St
Wickford, RI
Program: Roses 101
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners
Visit their web site: www.rirs.org

Saturday September 10, 2016
10:00 AM
Rhode Island Rose Society
Location: TBD
East Providence, RI
Program: Pesticides & Chemical Safety
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Tuesday October 11, 2016
1:00 PM
Jamestown Garden Club
Jamestown, RI
Program: Creating an Easy Care Rose Garden
Book Signing:   Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Tuesday October 18 2016
1:00 PM
Garden Club of Hyannis
Hyannis, MA
Program: : Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening
Book Signing:   Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
                        Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners


2015 Lecture Series

Saturday, February 14, 2015
9:30 AM – Noon
Rhode Island Rose Society
Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Providence, RI
Program: Annual Round Table (with others), Easy to Grow Roses
Book Signing:    Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners
Visit their web site: www.rirs.org
Free and Open to the Public

Friday February 20, 2015
11:30 AM
Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show
RI Convention Center, Providence, RI
Demonstration: Roses 101: The Best Way to Grow Roses
Visit their web site: www.flowershow.com

Saturday February 21, 2015
11:00 AM
Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show
RI Convention Center, Providence, RI
Program: Twenty-five Fabulous Roses
Book Signing:    Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners
Visit their web site: www.flowershow.com

Saturday February 28, 2015
9:00 AM
Westport River Gardeners
Westport, MA
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening
Book Signing:    Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Sunday, March 1, 2015
2:00 PM
Connecticut Rose Society
Wethersfield Library, Wethersfield, CT
Program: Twenty-five Fabulous Roses
Book Signing:    Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners
Free & Open to the Public
Visit their web site: www.ctrose.org

Friday, March 13, 2015
2:30 PM
Boston Flower & Garden Show
The Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
Program: Twenty-five Fabulous Roses
Book Signing:    Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners
Visit their web site: www.thebostonflowershow.com

Saturday March 21, 2015
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Barrington Community School
Barrington, RI
Program: Spring Rose-Care: Planting and Pruning Workshop
Book Signing:    Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners
Visit their web site: www.barrcommschool.com
Open to the Public (Fee Required)

Saturday, March 28, 2015
12:45 PM
19th Annual Western Mass Master Gardener Association Spring Garden Symposium
Holyoke High School, Holyoke, MA
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening
Book Signing:    Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners
See their web site for more information: www.WMMGA.org
Open to the Public (Fee Required)

Saturday April 11, 2015
9:30 AM – Noon
Rhode Island Rose Society
Victorian Rose Garden
Elmwood Ave. Providence, RI
Program: Spring Rose Day – Planting and Pruning Demonstrations starting at 10 AM
Visit their web site: www.rirs.org
Free and Open to the Public

Saturday May 2, 2015
10:00 AM – 12 Noon
Evergreen Tree and Landscape
Seekonk, MA
Program: Roses 101: The Best Way to Grow Roses Workshop
Book Signing:    Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners
Visit their web site: www.evergreentreeandlandscape.com

Monday, May 4, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Weaver Library, Grove Ave., East Providence, RI
Program: Rose Gardening Season by Season
Book Signing: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners
Visit their web site: www.eastprovidencelibrary.org
Free & Open to the Public

Monday May 11, 2015
7:30 PM
Lazy Daisy Gardeners
Chelmsford, MA
Program: Creating an Easy Care Rose Garden
Book Signing:    Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Wednesday May 13, 2016
6:00 PM
University of Rhode Island Master Gardeners Continuing Ed
Kingston, RI Campus
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Saturday May 16, 2015
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Friends of the Milton Public Library
476 Canton Ave.
Milton, MA
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners
Visit their web site: www.miltonlibrary.org

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
7:00 PM
Brooklyn Garden Club
Brooklyn, CT
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening
Book Signing: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Saturday June 20, 2015
1:30 PM
Rhode Island Rose Society Rose Show
North Kingstown Community Center
30 Beach St
Wickford, RI
Program: Roses 101
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners
Visit their web site: www.rirs.org

Tuesday July 14, 2015
7:00 PM
Great Island Gardeners
Plymouth, MA
Program: Selecting Sustainable Roses
Book Signing:    Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Saturday August 1, 2015
10:00 AM to Noon
Barrington Community School
Barrington, RI
Program: Rose Propagation: Bud Grafting Workshop
Book Signing:    Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners
Visit their web site: www.barrcommschool.com
Open to the Public (Fee Required)

Monday September 28, 2015
6:30 PM
Blackstone Valley Garden Club
Cumberland, RI
Program:  Custom Program: Fall Rose Care
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Connecticut Rose Society
Sunday October 4, 2015
Time and Place TBA
Program: Twenty-five Fabulous Roses
Book Signing: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners
Free & Open to the Public
Visit their web site: www.ctrose.org

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
1:00 PM
Garden Club of Yarmouth
West Yarmouth, MA
Program: Creating an Easy Care Rose Garden
Book Signing: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners

Thursday, November 12, 2015
7:00 PM
Hameho Garden Club
Barrington, RI
Program:  Creating an Easy-Care Rose Garden
Book Signing:  Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners


2014 Lecture Series

If you or your organization needs a speaker/program at the last minute, maybe we can help.

Saturday February 8, 2014
9:30 AM
Rhode Island Rose Society
Location: TBA
Program: David Austin’s English Roses for New England Gardens/Book Signing
Visit their web site: www.rirs.org

Wednesday February 12, 2014
7:00 PM
Marblehead Garden Club
Marblehead, MA
Program: Selecting Sustainable Roses in New England/Book Signing

Friday February 21, 2014
12 Noon
Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show
RI Convention Center, Providence, RI
Program: Discovering Easy-Care Roses/Book Signing
Visit their web site: www.flowershow.com

Saturday February 22, 2014
11:30 AM
Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show
RI Convention Center, Providence, RI
Demonstration: The Art of Pruning Roses/Book Signing
Visit their web site: www.flowershow.com

Sunday February 23, 2014
11:00 AM and 2:00 PM
Connecticut Flower & Garden Show
Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening/Book Signing
Visit their web site: www.ctflowershow.com

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
11:00 AM
Caudatowa Garden Club
Ridgefield, CT
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening/Book Signing

Saturday, March 15, 2014
12:30 PM
Boston Flower & Garden Show
The Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
Program: David Austin’s English Roses for New England Gardens/Book Signing
Visit their web site: www.thebostonflowershow.com

Tuesday  March 25, 2014
7:00 PM
Norwood Evening Garden Club
Norwood, MA
Program: TBA

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
1:00 PM
Bridgewater Garden Club
Bridgewater, MA
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening/Book Signing

Wednesday April 9, 2014
1:00 PM
The Plymouth Garden Club
Plymouth, MA
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening/Book Signing

Tuesday April 15, 2014
1:00 PM
Chatham Garden Club
Chatham, MA
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening/Book Signing

Saturday, April 26, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
396 County St. New Bedford, MA
Program: Planting & Pruning Workshop/Book Signing
Visit their web site for registration information: www.rjdmuseum.org

Tuesday June 3, 2014
7:00 PM
Barrington Community School Barrington, RI
Program: David Austin’s English Roses for New England Gardens/Book Signing Visit their web site: www.barrcommschool.com
Open to the Public (Fee Required)

Monday, July 14, 2014
7:00 PM
Quononoquott Garden Club
Jamestown Philomenian Library
26 North Rd. Jamestown, RI
Program: Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening/Book Signing

Saturday August 2, 2014
10:00 am to 12 Noon (rain date: Sunday August 3)
East Providence, RI
Program: Bud Grafting Workshop
Materials Cost: $7.00 per rootstock

For more information and to register, email mike@rosesolutions.net

Saturday September 6, 2014
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
City of Attleboro Centennial Celebration
Anderson Rose Garden, Capron Park
Attleboro, MA
Program: Summer Rose Care/Book Signing

Thursday September 18, 2014
10:00 AM
Weston Garden Club
Weston, MA
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening/Book Signing


Thursday October 16, 2014
12:30 PM
Stoneham Garden Club
Stoneham, MA
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening/Book Signing


2013 Schedule of Events

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
10:30 AM
Bedford Garden Club
Bedford, MA
Program: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening/Book Signing

Saturday, February 9, 2013
10:00 AM
Rhode Island Rose Society
Riverside Library, East Providence, RI
Program: David Austin’s English Roses for New England Gardens
Free & Open to the Public

Saturday, February 23, 2013
2:00 PM
Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show
RI Convention Center, Providence, RI
Program: David Austin's English Roses for New England Gardens.
Visit their web site: www.flowershow.com

Thursday, March 7, 2013
7:00 PM
Holden Garden Club
Holden, MA
Program: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening/Book Signing

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
10:00 AM
Brookline Garden Club
Brookline, MA
Program: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening/Book Signing

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
6:30 PM
Attleboro Garden Club
Attleboro, MA
Program: Selecting Sustainable Roses/Book Signing

Thursday, March 14, 2013
7:00 PM
Garden Club of Mansfield
Mansfield, MA
Program: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening/Book Signing

Friday, March 15, 2013
2:30 PM
Boston Flower & Garden Show
The Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
Program: Discovering Sustainable Roses/Book Signing
Visit their web site: www.thebostonflowershow.com

Friday, March 22, 2013
Time: TBA
American Rose Society Yankee District
Consulting Rosarian School
Hilton Garden Inn
Windsor, Connecticut
Program: Pesticides & Garden Safety


Saturday, March 23, 2013
11:00 AM and 1:30 PM
Connecticut Master Gardeners Symposium
Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT
Program: Selecting Sustainable Roses/Book Signing
Visit their web site (www.ctmga.org ) for fee and more information

Saturday, April 13, 2013
9:30 AM
Rhode Island Rose Society
Spring Rose Day
Victorian Rose Garden, Roger Williams Park, Providence, RI
Pruning Demonstration
Free & Open to the Public

Saturday, April 27, 2013
10:00 AM to 12 noon
Barrington Community School, Barrington, RI
2-hour Seminar: Program: Rose Gardening Made Easy/Book Signing
Visit their web site: www.barrcommschool.com
Open to the Public (Fee required)

Monday, April 29, 2013
12:30 PM
The Garden Club of Harvard
Harvard, MA
Program: Rosology 101/Book Signing

Monday, May 6, 2013
6:30 PM
The Perennial Gardeners
Hingham, MA
Program: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening/Book Signing

Saturday, June 15, 2013
2:00 PM
Rhode Island Rose Society 15th Annual Rose Show
Cold Spring Community Center
Wickford, RI
Program: Rosology 101/Book Signing
Free & Open to the Public from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
For more information visit www.rirs.org

Thursday, September 26, 2013
12 Noon
Nahant Garden Club
Nahant, MA
Program: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening/Book Signing

Sunday, October 6, 2013
2:00 PM
Connecticut Rose Society
Pond House, Elizabeth Park, Hartford CT
Program: David Austin’s English Roses for New England Gardens
Book Signing: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening
Free & Open to the Public

If you or your organization needs a speaker/program at the last minute, maybe we can help.

2012 Schedule of Events

February 11, 2012
9:30 AM
RI Rose Society
Roger Williams Park Botanical Center, Providence, RI
Program: Pesticides & Garden Safety

February 2012
TBA
Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show
RI Convention Center, Providence, RI
Program: Anatomy of a Sustainable Rose Garden/Book Signing
Visit their web site: www.flowershow.com

February 25, 2012
11 AM
Blackstone Valley Garden Club
Program: Sustainable Roses for New England Gardens/Book Signing

March 17, 2012
1:30 PM
Boston Flower & Garden Show
The Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
Program: Anatomy of a Sustainable Rose Garden/Book Signing
Visit their web site: www.thebostonflowershow.com

March 24, 2012
10:00 AM to 12 Noon
American Rose Society Yankee District Convention
Mainstay Hotel, Newport, RI    
Panel: The Sustainable Rose Challenge
Visit their web site: www.rirs.org
Open to the Public (Registration Fee required)

April 17, 2012
12:30 PM
Barrington Garden Club Barrington, RI
Program: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Roses/ Book Signing

April 18, 2012
12:15 PM
Winchester Garden Club
Winchester, MA
Program: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening/Book Signing

May 9, 2012
6:30 PM
Manhattan Rose Society
SLC Conference Center, Manhattan, New York
Program: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening/Book Signing

June 16, 2012
2 PM
Rhode Island Rose Society 14th Annual Rose Show: “A Sea of Roses”
Cold Spring Community Center, 30 Beach St., Wickford, RI
Book Signing
The Rose Show is Free & Open to the public from 1-4 pm
Visit www.rirs.org for more information

August 4, 2012
10 AM – 12 Noon
Rose Propagation (Bud Grafting) Workshop East Providence, RI
Open to the Public
For more information email mike@rosesolutions.net

August 11, 2012 - POSTPONED
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Highland Farm
4235 Tower Hill Rd
Wakefield, RI
Program: Sustainable Roses for New England Gardens/Book Signing
Free & Open to the Public

September 13, 2012
10:00 AM
RI Federated Garden Club
Roger Williams Park Botanical Gardens, Providence, RI
Program: English Roses for New England Gardens

September 15, 2012
9:30 AM
RI Rose Society
Riverside Library, East Providence, RI
Program: Pesticides & Garden Safety

September 19, 2012
12 Noon
Fairbanks Garden Club
Dedham, MA
Program: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening/Book Signing

October 2, 2012
10:00 AM
Winter Garden Club of Marblehead Neck
Marblehead, MA
Program: Anatomy of a Sustainable Rose Garden/Book Signing

October 24, 2012
7:00 PM
Burlington Garden Club
Burlington, MA
Program: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening/Book Signing

2011 Schedule of Events

February 24, 2011
11:00 AM
Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show
RI Convention Center, Providence, RI
Program: Sustainable Roses for New England Gardens/Book Signing
Visit their web site: www.flowershow.com

March 16, 2011
2:00 PM
South County Garden Club
Program: Roses for New England/Book Signing

March 18, 2011
1:30 PM
Boston Flower & Garden Show
The Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
Program: Roses for New England/Book Signing
Visit their web site: www.thebostonflowershow.com

April 2, 2011
10:00 AM to 12 Noon
Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Boylston, MA 
2 Hour Seminar: Sustainable Roses for New England Gardens/Book Signing
Visit their web site: www.towerhillbg.org
Open to the Public (Fee required)

April 13, 2011
6:30-8:30 PM
Barrington Community School, Barrington, RI
2-hour Seminar: Program: Rosology 101
Visit their web site: www.barrcommschool.com
Open to the Public (Fee required)

April 30, 2011
11:00 AM
Garden Symposium
URI Master Gardeners Association & URI Outreach Center
URI Campus, Kingston, RI
Program: Sustainable Roses/Book Signing
Open to Master Gardeners & General Public (Fee required)

June 4, 2011
10:00 AM
Daggett Farm
Slater Park, Pawtucket, RI
Program: Basic Rose Gardening
Free & Open to the Public

Saturday June 11, 2011 – 9 AM to 3 PM
Sunday June 12, 2011 – 10 AM to 3 PM
East Providence, RI
Mike and Angelina Chute’s
“Rose Garden Open House”
Guided Tour of rose gardens each day at 11 AM
A Variety of Easy Care Roses will be available for sale
For directions e-mail angie@rosesolutions.net

June 14, 2011
6:00 PM
Blithewold Mansion Gardens & Arboretum
Bristol, RI
Program: Roses for New England/Book Signing
Visit their web site: www.blithewold.org

June 18, 2011
Rhode Island Rose Society 13th Annual Rose Show: “La Vie en Rose”
Cold Spring Community Center, 30 Beach St., Wickford, RI – 2 pm
Book Signing
The Rose Show is Free & Open to the public from 1-4 pm
Visit www.rirs.org for more information

September 20, 2011
9 AM
Charles River Garden Club
Program: Rosology 101/Book Signing

2010 Schedule of Events

January 29, 2010
2010 Connecticut Turf, Landscape & Irrigation Conference
Mohegan Sun, CT, 1:30 pm
Program: Sustainable Roses in New England & Book Signing
Visit their website: www.ctgreenshow.com

February 13, 2010
Rhode Island Rose Society
Roger Williams Park Botanical Gardens, Providence, RI 9:30 am
Book Signing
Visit their website: www.rirs.org

February 18, 2010
Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show
RI Convention Center, Providence, RI, 3 pm
Program: Roses for New England & Book Signing
Visit their website: www.flowershow.com

February 22, 2010
East Providence Library (Riverside Library)
475 Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside, RI, 6:30 pm
Program: Roses for New England & Book Signing
Visit their website: www.eastprovidencelibrary.com

February 27, 2010
Bloomin’ Exhibits, Owner, Barbara Paul
Book Signing: Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Roses (Forbes River Publishing)

March 7, 2010
Connecticut Rose Society
Elizabeth Park, Hartford, CT, 2:30 pm
Program: Sustainable Roses for New England & Book Signing
Visit their website: www.ctrose.org

March 15, 2010
URI Master Gardeners
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, 6 pm
Program: Roses for New England & Book Signing

March 22, 2010
Lincoln Library
Lincoln, RI, 6:30 pm
Program: Roses for New England & Book Signing
Visit their website: www.lincolnlibrary.com

March 18, 2010
Buzzards Bay Garden Club
New Bedford, MA
Program: Twenty-five Great Roses for New England

April 8, 2010
Blackstone Valley Gardeners
Program: Roseology 101

April 12, 2010
Harmony Library
Harmony, RI
6:30 pm
Program: Roses for New England & Book Signing
Visit their website: www.harmonylibrary.org

April 15, 2010
Meshanticut Garden Club
Cranston, RI
Program: Roses for New England

April 24, 2010
Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Providence, RI,
10 am-12 noon
Program: 2 hour workshop - Roses for New England & Book Signing
For more information call 401-874-2900

May 8, 2010
Barrington Community School
Barrington, RI, 10 am-12 noon
Workshop (2 hours): Roses for New England & Book Signing
Visit their website: www.barrcommschool.com

May 12, 2010
Stonington Garden Club
Stonington, CT
Program: Roseology 101

May 29, 2010
Roots and Shoots Nursery
195 Putnum Pike
Harrisville, RI, 10 am
Program: Basic Rose Care & Book Signing

Saturday, June 5, 2010
Deer Brook Estates
10 Meadow View Ct.
Exeter, RI – 10 am
Program: Gardening with Roses & Book Signing (Free & Open to the Public)
For more information call 401-681-2638

June 16, 2010
Newport Garden Club
Program & Book Signing

Saturday, June 19, 2010
Rhode Island Rose Society 12th Annual Rose Show: “Masterpieces of the Garden”
Cold Spring Community Center, 30 Beach St., Wickford, RI – 2 pm
Book Signing
The Rose Show is Free & Open to the public from 1-4 pm
Visit www.rirs.org for more information

June 26, 2010
Newport Flower Show
Newport, RI, 11:30 am
Program: Roses for New England & Book Signing
Visit their website: www.newportmansions.org

Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Warwick Public Library
600 Sandy Lane Warwick, RI – 7 pm
Program: Roses for New England & Book Signing
Visit www.warwicklibrary.org for more information

September 8, 2010
Lincoln Garden Club
Lincoln, RI
Program: Roses for New England

September 27, 2010
Tiverton Garden Club
Tiverton, RI
Program: Roses for New England & Book Signing

November 9, 2010
URI Master Gardener Association & RI Wild Plant Society
North Kingstown Senior Center
44 Beach Street, Wickford, RI, 10:30 AM
Program: Roses for New England & Book Signing
Open to the Public; Free Admission

November 20, 2010
New England Rose Society
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA, 10:00 AM
Program: Sustainable Roses & Book Signing
Open to the Public