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Heritage rose expert will speak Saturday

By From page A4 | October 11, 2013

The Woodland Library Rose Club will host Darrell Schramm, a retired professor at the University of San Francisco, as its featured speaker at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. His talk will be given in the Leake Room at the library, 250 First St. in downtown Woodland.

Schramm is president of the North Bay Rose Society, writes for numerous rose publications, belongs to several rose groups and specializes in old rose cultivation. He has nearly 160 roses in his garden, with 80 being old rose varieties.

His talk is free and open to the public.

The Woodland Library Rose Club was founded in 1989 by a group of rose enthusiasts with a mission to help people learn about growing roses. An American Rose Society affiliate, the club consists of rosarians, Master Gardeners and neighborhood gardening enthusiasts who care for and preserve more than 600 varieties of roses on the grounds of the Woodland Public Library.

The club presents regular public seminars on rose care and gardening topics, as well as an annual Valentine’s Tea, a Woodland home garden tour, and other educational and fundraising events. For more information, visit www.cityofwoodland.org/wlrc.

Enterprise staff

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