Sierra Madre Garden Club to Kick Off Club Year with Rosarian Janet Raymond

Press Release posted 9/13/12 – Sierra Madre Garden Club’s new year begins with guest speaker Janet Raymond speaking on the requirements necessary to grow and care for roses in one’s garden throughout the year in Southern California. Janet is uniquely qualified to speak on the topic of roses due to her thirty-one years of experience working with them professionally and as home grower of several rose show winning entries. She is a member of the Pacific Rose Society and is the Society’s head rosarian for the rose gardens at the Tournament of Roses Wrigley House.  She plans and executes the yearly planting and care of these beautiful rose gardens. Janet is also the recipient of the American Rose Association’s highest award for actively promoting and providing expertise to accomplishing goals and objectives of the Association.

Janet lives in Arcadia, California, where she runs her business, Plant Lady. Although she specializes in roses, Janet has extensive experience with all types of plants, including exotics such as orchids and plumerias, and growing styles including organic vegetable gardening.

Everyone is invited to join the Sierra Madre Garden Club at its first meeting of the new club year, October 8th, and welcome Janet Raymond as our speaker.

Dinner begins at 6:30pm followed by the program at 7:15pm. Catered dinner is $9 and reservations must be made by October 4, at 355-0606. There is no charge for attending only the program. Location: Hart Park House, Memorial Park, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024.