Friday, February 25, 2011

Two Rose talks next week

I don't know how I managed this but I have two presentations next week on the same topic. And I don't even do this sort of thing that often! Procrastinator that I am, I will be busy this weekend putting the finishing touches on my Powerpoint programs and I also realize we will be having nice gardening weather this weekend PLUS Sunday night is Oscar night. Anyway, I digress.

Monday night (Feb. 28th) I will be at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens talking to the Birmingham Rose Society about the evolution of our garden and the roses that we grow.

On Thursday, March 3 at 11:30 a.m., I will be at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library for their gardening series "Get Dirty In The Library" (don't you love it?). My program will be on growing roses. The FLPB has a slew of good programs coming up. Click on the flyer below for more details (also check out their website).

I hope to see you there!





Text and photos by Phillip Oliver, Dirt Therapy

6 comments:

  1. Dang...I wish I could attend, because I know very little about my roses on the property. I'm sure you could teach me everything about them....

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  2. I wish I were there, I really do.... I would love to learn more about your roses. It is so generous of you to share your knowledge and experience with others.

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  3. at least it's on the same topic... that should make it a bit easier.

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  4. Phillip both links to the library aren't working. Northwest Shoals Community College has programs for advanced learning (those over 60). Since they couldn't get out during the snow, I was asked to show my snow pictures of Tuscumbia to them the end of March. I'm trying to decided if I needed to do it in powerpoint or just as a slide show in MS media. Any suggestions? My daffodils started blooming yesterday after the storm. Mary

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  5. Mary, the links just worked for me. I am not familiar with MS Media. I like Powerpoint because it is easy to use and easy to add captions to photos. Aside from that, I'm sure any system would work. I would use what you are most comfortable with. Technical difficulties are not fun!

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  6. Phillip, So glad to finally meet you at the Birmingham Rose Society Meeting! Thanks again for a wonderful talk on your roses! It's awesome to see how people integrate roses into their landscape. You guys have done an awesome job with that!

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