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Annual Volunteer Rose Pruning Event at the A. C. Postel Memorial Rose Garden

On Saturday, January 13, Join Us at the Mission Rose Garden and Learn to Prune Roses Like a Pro

The City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department and the Santa Barbara Rose Society are calling all gardening enthusiasts for the Annual Mission Rose Garden Pruning event on Saturday, January 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The scenic Mission Rose Garden — known as the A.C. Postel Memorial Rose Garden since 1984 — contains more than 1,500 rose bushes and is maintained throughout the year by Parks and Recreation staff and members of the Santa Barbara Rose Society.

Training and refreshments provided. Volunteers should bring a pair of garden gloves and pruning shears with them to the event. The garden is located just opposite the Santa Barbara Mission, on Plaza Rubio between Laguna Street and Emerson Avenue.

What to Wear

Long sleeves
Closed-toed shoes

What to Bring

Pruning shears
Gardening gloves

Link to Facebook Event

Please direct questions to Santos Escobar at the Parks Division by calling (805) 564-5464.

Last Updated: Aug 8, 2017
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