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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.
COMING IN 2020…
SPRING CR SCHOOL & CONFERENCE
**NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19 this event is being postponed. We are looking at Saturday, Oct 3 for a possible reschedule. We so look forward to the day we can be together again! Check back! Enjoy your gardens and stay safe friends.
**A BIG thanks to John Pais and his team and Joel Anderson, CR Chairman, for all the hard work on this event! WE APPRECIATE ALL OF YOU!
DATE: March 21
HOSTS: Sauk Trail Rose Society
Irwin Community Center (708-957-7275)
18120 Highland Ave / Homewood IL 60430
Hampton Inn, Chicago/Tinley (708) 633-0602
Event Rate: $119 (To receive this rate, reservations must be made by Feb 20.)
CR SCHOOL DETAILS … CLICK HERE.
EVENT AGENDA … CLICK HERE
CR SCHOOL QUESTIONS?
Contact Joel Anderson, CR Chairman, here.
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2020 ROSE SHOW & CONFERENCE
Saturday, June 6
President: Joel Anderson
Nan Elliott Memorial Garden
4550 College Ave
Alton, IL 62002
Joel Anderson, Garden Curator
This garden is so beautiful – take a look… look.
Best Western Plus / $77 / (618) 433-9900
1900 Homer Adams Parkway, Alton IL, 62002.
The hotel is 5 miles from both the Rose Show and Nan Elliott Garden.
Ping has devoted his life to researching and developing roses, and has created hundreds of varieties renowned for their color, fragrance, hardiness, and disease resistance. He believes that a good rose is one that brings beauty, joy, and health to the people and the planet. His mission seems simple: Design stunning roses that can be grown by anyone, any-where, without any harmful chemicals. But this goal is more complicated than it sounds. Ping has exceptionally high standards for quality, and often submits his varieties to more than ten years of field trials before releasing them to market. His varieties have been tested all over the United States—from the hottest deserts of Arizona to the rainiest valleys in Oregon, and spanning the bitter winters of Boston to the humid summers of Florida—and in numerous countries, including China, Japan, Taiwan, France, Italy, Germany, Russia, and the United Kingdom.
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“I don’t know whether nice people tend to grow roses or growing roses makes people nice.”
– Roland A. Browne