“What a lovely thing a rose is!”
                Arthur Conan Doyle

2024

Schedule of Events

We have a great set of activities planned for 2024.

Non-members welcome.  Contact Linda for additional information.

 

April 9 Tuesday

4:00 – 5:30

Social Gathering to meet and greet new and old members at the Dushanbe Tea House outside on the northwest patio.  Chai and tea will be served.

April 22 Monday

4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Spring pruning, fertilizing and clean-up at Dushanbe Tea House.  4-7 pm.  Please plan for a 1.5 – 2 hour shift.

April 30 Tuesday

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Second Teahouse work day for those who can’t attend on April 22.  Pruning and weeding.  Plan on staying for 2 hours.

May 21 Tuesday

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Tour of the 30th Street CU Greenhouse, 1380 30th Street.  The CU Greenhouse houses rare and endangered plants from around the world that are used for teaching and research at CU. Plants are obtained from botanical gardens and other universities’ collections from all over the country.  The greenhouse is not typically open to the public so this is a great opportunity to see and learn about some very unusual plants.  The garden is handicapped accessible.

June 12 Wednesday

5:30 p.m.

Potluck at BVRS members Evan and Melissa Garber’s Ogallala Farm north of Boulder. Ogallala Farm is a beautiful wedding venue and a flower and vegetable farm.  Note: We expect over 300 peony bushes to be in full bloom.  4039 Ogallala Road, Longmont, CO

July 10 Wednesday

5:30 p.m.

Potluck at Harlequin’s Garden.  Harlequin’s owner and BVRS member Mikl Brawner will present a program on Canadian Roses that thrive in our area.

August 13 Tuesday

6:30 p.m.

Tour BVRS member Sally Holmes’ garden in north Boulder.  Sally’s garden comprises a beautiful mosaic of over 60 roses planted amongst a variety of unusual perennials and shrubs.  There will be a presentation about birds in the urban garden.  Speaker TBD.

September 11 Wednesday

5:15-6:30 p.m.

Presentation by Panayoti Kelaidis, International plant explorer and Senior Curator and Director of Outreach at Denver Botanical Gardens.  Meadows Library meeting room.  Topic TBD.

September

Date and time TBD

Fall cleanup and fertilizing at the Dushanbe Tea House Rose Garden.

October

Date and time TBD

Presentation by Jenny Miller.  Jenny, is a horticulturist at Denver Botanical Gardens where she designed and maintains many of the gardens. Location TBD.

November

Date and time TBD

End of season celebration dinner at the Dushanbe Tea House.  Complimentary for members who fulfill BVRS guidelines for working in the Teahouse garden.  Others are welcome to pay their own way.