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Hear about Farmers Branch's 2.5 acres of roses and advice for individual gardens

The Rose Gardens of Farmers Branch
The City of Farmers Branch invested five years as a research partner in what may well be the largest environmental horticultural project in the United States. 2-1/2 acres planted with roses of all classes and color have taught us lessons that can be applied to individual gardens, regardless of the type of gardening enjoyed.
Pam Smith, Park Landscape Manager for the City of Farmers Branch, will tell us about "Lessons from the Garden." She has worked in the green industry for more than 35 years, including 17 years as the curator for the National EarthKind Trial Rose Garden. Pam has a B.S. in Floriculture from Texas A&M, an M.S. in Horticulture from Texas Tech, and considers herself very fortunate to make a living doing what is her passion.

Free. 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 9, Dallas Sierra Club at REI Dallas

The Dallas Sierra Club meets at the REI store on the west-bound LBJ/I-635 service road between Welch Road and Midway Road (west of the Dallas North Tollway, next to Guitar Center). The address is REI, 4515 Lyndon B Johnson Freeway, Dallas, TX 75244; phone[masked] 5989. The meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. in the Guadalupe Peak room (upstairs). From 6:30 to 7:00, you can enjoy snacks and refreshments as you wander among various issue booths to pick up information and talk with Sierra Club members and leaders. Here is a link to a map: http://www.dallassierraclub.org/page.htm?generalmeeting Contact Kirk Miller,[masked] [masked]

The Dallas Sierra Club is a conservation organization whose purpose is to explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the Earth. We are part of America's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization, which was founded over 100 years ago.

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  • James F.

    As long as weather permits motorcycle riding, yes.

    April 8, 2013

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