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Rose Garden Centennial Lecture Series

1908 --- 2008

This year The Huntington Rose Garden celebrates its 100th Aniversary. As part of the celebration, the Rose Garden is sponsoring a lecture series focusing on the rose in Southern California.

Sunday, September 28, 2008

2:00 PM Friends' Hall

Rose Garden Centennial Lecture Series featuring Michael Marriott of David Austin Roses, Wolverhampton, UK. This is a fantastic opportunity to hear an outstanding speaker and expert on English Roses and landscaping with shrub roses in person. Mariott joined David Austin Roses in 1985 firstly as nursery manager and more recently as technical director giving advice, drawing up rose garden plans, writing, lecturing and generally promoting the nursery and David Austin's English Roses around the world. He has been a passionate gardener and plants person from an early age and maintains a half acre garden that is treated organically.

Tickets are $10.00 each for Huntington Members and $12.00 for non-members. To order tickets email Clair Martin at

or phone 626.405.3507

For mor information go to the Great Rosarians of the World Weblog


Great Rosarians of the World

The 2009 Great Rosarians of the World honorees will be Marilyn Wellan and Stephen Scanniello. For more information on the honorees and to view dates and schedules for both the West Coast and East Coast please to to the Great Rosarians of the World website. Information on the 2008 honoree and events both at The Huntington and on the East Coast have been announced on this site. And in case you weren't aware there is a Great Rosarians of the World weblog and you can read it at GROW blog.

World Federation of Rose Societies

Rose Locator Database

A searchable database listing roses by: Name, Class, Color, breeder, year, and gardens reporting the cultivar as part of their collection.



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