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Growing Great Roses! 

May 10, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

Free, Online

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There is a common misconception that roses are hard to grow. Luckily, nothing could be further from the truth! In this workshop, we will explore types of roses, how to select great varieties for different gardens or landscapes, and tips for planting and maintaining roses so they will thrive for many years to come.

About the presenter

Mark Windham is a professor and distinguished chair in ornamental pathology in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of Tennessee. His research has focused on diseases of dogwoods, hydrangeas, and roses. For the last seven years, Mark has been part of a multistate team working to find resistance to Rose Rosette Virus. He also developed the first management plans for homeowners and landscape professionals for this disease. Mark teaches Introductory Plant Pathology, Diseases of Ornamental Plants, and SEC Football (his favorite class). He is a long-time member of the American Rose Society and a past president of the Holston Rose Society in Knoxville, Tennessee.

About Growing Oregon Gardeners: Level Up Series

This monthly zoom series offers education for the experienced gardener. Take your gardening knowledge to the next level with timely topics from gardening in a changing climate to techniques to extend your season. The closed-captioned webinars will be broadcast via Zoom and streamed via our Facebook page the second Tuesday of the month, at noon, February through November 2022. A listing of all classes in this series and recordings of the webinars are available on our website. This series is open to the public, and OSU Extension Master Gardener volunteers receive 1 Continuing Education Credit for each class. You can take one, or take all. This webinar is being recorded and will be available to view on our website within two weeks of airdate.