Rose show starts May 19
May 19 @ 1:00 pm - May 20 @ 4:00 pm
The South Metro Rose Society is putting the final touches on preparations for its 33rd Annual Rose Show on May 19-20 at Fayetteville Church of Christ Fellowship Hall at 870 Redwine Rd.
A judged rose exhibition will kick off the weekend, beginning at 10 a.m. on May 19. Local rose growers are invited to display their roses for ribbons and prizes. Members of the society will advise newcomers on entering their roses by calling the number below and will give hands-on assistance on the day of the show. Entries can be made at the show site from 5:30-9:30 a.m. for judging.
Show admission and parking are free to the public from 1-4 p.m. on both days to view, smell, and photograph hundreds of roses and rose arrangements on display. Rose bouquets will be sold and ARS Consulting Rosarians will give out easy-to-understand rose growing information. Items to be raffled include restaurant gift certificates, Pike’s and Autumn Hill Nursery gift certificates, Georgia Renaissance Festival tickets, rose bushes, gardening tools and books, and more.
South Metro Rose Society (SMRS) is affiliated with the American Rose Society located in Shreveport, LA. SMRS meets on the 4th Monday of Jan-Apr and Aug-Oct at The Heritage Bank at 440 N. Jeff Davis Dr. in Fayetteville. All rose enthusiasts, especially novices, are invited to visit the meetings at no charge. For more information call 770-631-3885.