Have you ever wondered how those beautiful roses make it to our gardens? Kristen Smith will be our April speaker and she is the New Plants Coordinator for Star® Roses and Plants. She coordinates the rose trials in West Grove, PA and other trial sites around the country. She evaluates new roses for future release, serves as Rose Evaluation Manager for rose breeders and is responsible for the product development of roses.

She earned her horticulture degree at the Pennsylvania State University and studied at University College Dublin in Ireland, Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve in New Hope, PA and Stonecrop Gardens in Cold Spring, New York.

Kristen Smith- Journey to Introduction and Exciting New Roses for Today’s Garden
Thu, Apr 8, 2021 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (CST)
The meeting link will be available on The Houston Rose Society website at: http://www.houstonrose.org/