FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 31, 2017
MEDIA CONTACTS: Carole Trottere, Rebecca Cheng, Sam Marksheid, and Vicki DiStefano | (516) 869-7794
Clark Garden to Hold Seminar on Preparing Roses for Winter
North Hempstead, NY – Town of North Hempstead is pleased to present a FREE, hands-on seminar on preparing your roses for winter at Clark Botanic Garden in Albertson on Friday, December 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Come and work with the Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners as they ready Clark’s Rose Garden for the winter season.
Hands on experience will include:
• Selective pruning of rose bushes
• Securing climbers to their supports
• Practicing good garden hygiene
• Some weeding and removal of spent blooms and annuals
Participants are asked to bring their own tools including clean, sharpened, bypass pruners, a garden bucket and gloves. Please dress for the weather in layers.
Space is limited so please contact Master Rosarian Cathy Guzzardo by Monday, November 28 via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Bonnie Klein, Town Horticulturist at email@example.com or (516) 869-7638
Clark Botanic Garden is located at 193 I.U. Willets Road in Albertson.