Dazzled by the variety of roses available? Unsure what selection will suit the constraints of your own garden? This course will answer your questions with a comprehensive classroom session looking at different rose classes and their requirements, followed by an excursion to the Parliamentary rose gardens.
* Your garden and rose needs - discussion of space, garden style, and cultural requirements of roses to help narrow down their options
* Roses in evolution - a brief history of the rose addressing the development of the different classes of roses from wild species up to modern hybrids
* Rose classes - overview of different classes of roses including design qualities in the garden landscape
* Ways to choose - colour, scent, shape, flower repeat, habit, health, sentiment, function
Meet at the café at Parliament House then tour through the gardens looking at the different classes and individual cultivars.
|Price||$115.00 (GST included)|
|Start date||Saturday, 28 October 2017|
|Finish date||Saturday, 28 October 2017|
|Sessions||1 session of 4 hours|
|Time||9.00am - 1.00pm|
|Status||Places are available.|
About your tutor:
Kylie Carman-Brown has been passionate about roses since she discovered gardening nearly twenty years ago. She’s flirted with pretty well every class of rose, with the exception of large species roses, as she’s never had a big enough garden. She currently teaches in the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture at UC, and is am also a part time curator at the National Museum. She has twenty years’ experience in environmental planning and a PhD in environmental history. She is also training to be a florist.
Address: 35 Vowels Crescent, Bruce