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The Illinois Indiana District is an affiliate of the American Rose Society. Our goals are to provide continuing education on growing and showing roses, rose photography, and lots of fun with people who share your love of roses. Our meetings and events are open to the public. If you have questions contact us here.

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ILLINOIS INDIANA DISTRICT MEETING

MARCH 26, 2022

Barber & Oberwortmann Horticultural Center
227 N. Gougar Rd, Joliet, IL.

Hosted by SAUK TRAIL ROSE SOCIETY

Contact: ROGER BRUECKMAN

Registration Deadline for Hotel
Friday, February 25, 2022
Hampton Inn 1-708-633-0602

Registration Deadline for Meeting
Saturday, March 12, 2022

REGISTRATION FORM is in the latest ILLI-ANA NEWSLETTER.
DOWNLOAD HERE.

Dr. Raymond Cloyd of Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. Professor and Extension Specialist in Horticultural Entomology/Plant Protection.

Dr. Cloyd is co-author of the Compendium of Rose Diseases and Pests, 2nd ed. His book is the gold standard concerning the identification of pest and disease affecting roses. He has authored numerous articles that have appeared in the Nashville Rose Leaf and the Rose (the official magazine of the ARS). His presentations are enlightening, well-received, and we look forward to hearing from him.

Natalie Carmolli, Advertising and Public Relations Specialist at Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc./Proven Winners® ColorChoice®, Grand Haven, MI.

Natalie grew up in the floral industry, has a bachelor’s degree in the theatrical arts, has earned a Certificate of Mastery in tree and shrub identification from Longwood Gardens, and is an avid gardener. Using her communication skills from stage performance, she delights in expressing herself clearly and confidently when talking about one of her favorite subjects – the art of gardening, using Proven Winners® ColorChoice® flowering shrubs.

Natalie’s program: Proven Winners® Roses – Trialed and Tested for Success
Get the inside track on how a rose becomes a Proven Winners® ColorChoice® selection, what shrubs pair beautifully with them, and learn what’s coming next in new Proven Winners® rose cultivars.

2022 FALL DISTRICT MEETING

Fall Meeting and Rose Show

September 17
The Nan Elliott Garden in Alton, IL