How to Prune and Care for Roses

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Wednesday April 03

1:00 PM  –  3:00 PM

Location: Santa Fe Botanical Garden at Museum Hill

Cost: Santa Fe Botanical Garden Members: $20/ Not-yet Members: $25

Although many roses generally love our dry sunny climate, most will grow and bloom better with correct pruning. The Botanical Garden at Museum Hill has a beautiful rose garden with species roses and shrub and climbing varieties. Come learn how, when, and why to prune this favorite flower with Scott Canning, Horticulture and Special Projects Director of the Santa Fe Botanical Garden.

Limited to: 15

About Scott Canning:

Horticulture and Special Projects Director, Scott Canning: Scott has worked in botanical gardens since 1989. He worked at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in sales and marketing from 1989 until 1992, when he moved to Albuquerque to take over a small landscaping business from a friend.  He worked at the Albuquerque location of Plants of the Southwest, too, until 1994 when he moved back to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden as a curator of the greenhouses. He specialized in Mediterranean-climate plants of the world. In 1998 he became the rosarian for the BBG’s Cranford Rose Garden, comprising more than 5,000 plants of some 1,500 varieties of rose. In 2001 he moved to Wave Hill, a public garden and cultural center in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. Scott was Director of Horticulture there for 13 years before making his dream come true; moving back to New Mexico. He became the Horticulture and Special Projects Director for the Santa Fe Botanical Garden in April 2014.