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Nita Jo Rountree – Wednesday April 19, 2017

Including Gorgeous Roses in Your Garden

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Whatcom Museum
121 Prospect Street, Bellingham
7:30pm • Doors open at 7:00pm
Tickets at the door: $7 Members • $12 General

We welcome Nita-Jo Rountree back to Bellingham to tell us about her newly published book, Growing Roses in the Pacic Northwest. In it she shows us how growing the right roses in the right places can greatly enhance your own garden. By using simple principles of garden design, she will illustrate how to successfully use various types of roses in mixed beds as well as in formal designs. Mouth-watering photographic examples are a delight for the senses and are lled with ideas for beautiful companion plants for disease-free roses.

Nita-Jo is a garden writer, speaker and educator. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society, is a member of the Heronswood Garden Steering Committee, and serves on the advisory board of the Northwest Horticultural Society, of which she is a former president. Nita-Jo is a frequent speaker at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show and she is a frequent guest and substitute host on TV Show Gardening with Ciscoe. Many of our members were lucky to visit her garden on our summer eld trip in 2015. The lecture will be followed by a book signing.