Today: Free rose pruning demonstrations at the Huntington Botanical Gardens in San Marino beginning at 1 p.m. Call (818) 405-2162 for more information.
Jan. 12: Pruning demonstration by the Huntington Gardens' rose curator at the Fullerton Arboretum from 1 to 3 p.m. Call (714) 773-3579 for details.
Jan. 12 and 13: Experts from the Orange County Rose Society will demonstrate pruning techniques on Westminster's extensive rose beds, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Community Services and Recreation Building, 8200 Westminster Blvd., Westminster. The free discussion also will feature a question-and-answer session and hands-on pruning experience. For more information, call Cal Hayes at (714) 838-4482.
Feb. 16: The subject of the first meeting of the Huntington Garden Volunteers Rose Workshop will be preparing soil for planting roses in beds, borders and planters. Call Sharon Van Enoo for reservations at (213) 534-4125.
April 27-28: The Old Rose Show at Huntington Botanical Gardens will provide an opportunity to see old roses from the Huntington and other collectors' gardens and to buy cuttings.