7:00 P.M.
North New Braunfels
San Antonio
, Texas

PROGRAM:  “The Rose Industry”, by Kevin Marshall

The “rose industry” continues to evolve at all levels – Research, Hybridizing, Wholesale Growing, and Retail.  Kevin Marshall has worked in the industry for over 30 years, having first worked for Weeks Roses for 8 years as their regional representative.  He has also worked with Certified Roses, Jackson & Perkins, and Austin Roses, as their regional rep, interfacing with retail nurseries.  He continues to consult within the industry and maintains close relations with all major growers and retailers.

Kevin studied Horticulture at Texas A & M and early in his career was he Horticulturist for the American Rose Center, home of the ARS in Shreveport, LA.  He is a past Consulting Rosarian and an ARS Rose Show Judge.  Kevin will address his life with roses and describe current and future trends in the rose industry.  He will take questions for attendees.  Kevin is an interesting gentleman with an interesting background.  His comments will be informative and entertaining.

Come to this meeting - - - and bring a friend, and your questions.


The 2017 District Rose Show & Convention will be hosted by the Golden Triangle Rose Society, November 3 – 5 at the Holiday Inn in Beaumont, TX.  In addition to the District Rose Show itself, there will be a member Business Meeting and an SCD Board Meeting.  An all-star line-up of speakers has been arranged for education and entertainment.  Details about the speakers and their presentations will be available at our September meeting.  An Awards Banquet will be held Saturday evening where the District Awards will be presented to some very special people.  Registration Forms will be available at our meetings.  Please see or call Ed Bradley at 210-658-8074 if you would like to attend and need a Registration Form.

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