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Short course will help gardeners grow, enjoy roses
MISSISSIPPI STATE -- An upcoming interactive video short course will provide rose enthusiasts with tips for growing and enjoying healthy plants.
The five-week course will meet from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays from March 20 until April 17. The American Rose Society Gulf District and Mississippi State University’s Extension Service in cooperation with the Mississippi Master Gardener Association are sponsoring the course.
Topics to be covered include variety selection, soil issues, landscape considerations, floral design, propagation, pruning, insects and diseases.
Registration is $30 per person. Current members of the state Master Gardener association will receive a discounted price of $25. This fee covers the course materials. Deadline for registration is Feb. 28.
Registration forms are available by contacting a participating county Extension office.
For more information, contact the local Extension office or Carolyn Matthews at (662) 566-2201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.