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Roses for New England

February 16, 2022 @ 7:00 pm


Roses for New England is a special presentation for every rose-lover who wants to grow hardy, healthy, and disease resistant roses in their gardens. On February 16 at 7 p.m. the Essex Library will host Master Rosarians Angelina and Mike Chute who will specifically address the merits and challenges of rose gardening in New England in a virtual meeting on Zoom. Novice rose gardeners will find everything they need to know to successfully grow roses and experienced gardeners can utilize this program as a ready reference to enable them to grow better roses than they ever imagined possible. Attendees will hear about the six easy steps to growing roses in New England; how to select winter hardy and disease resistant varieties for New England gardens; the best way to plant and prune roses; and tips and personal anecdotes from the authors’ twenty-five years of rose gardening experience.

Mike and Angelina Chute are co-owners of Rose Solutions, a landscape consulting company that specializes in roses. They are certified American Rose Society Master Rosarians. Mike is an accredited ARS horticultural rose judge. They are co-founders and past presidents of the Rhode Island Rose Society. They also serve as consultants for both municipal and private rose gardens. Accomplished garden writers, the Chutes’ second book, Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners joins Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening. In addition to their books, the Chute’s are Contributing Editors to the American Rose magazine, have written numerous garden articles and authored the chapter “Roses” in the University of Rhode Island Sustainable Gardening Manual. See more information on their web site at: www.rosesolutions.net

This Zoom meeting is free and open to the public. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call the Essex Library at (860) 767-1560, or see the Library’s website at www.youressexlibrary.org


February 16, 2022
7:00 pm
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Essex Library Association
(860) 767-1560
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