Northland Rosarium is now open for the 2014 season, and will be open seven days a week this year. They will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This year they have 300 varieties of own root roses that are hardy in the Inland Northwest, along with clematis, hydrangeas and other perennials. You can browse their offerings this year on their web site
Northland will be having their Saturday Seminars again, starting this weekend with Pruning Seminar #1 on the 19th starting at 11 a.m. They will demonstrate pruning hybrid teas, climbers and shrub roses. There will also be a demonstration of how to espalier a climbing rose. This class is free and does not require pre-registration. This is an outdoor seminar, so dress accordingly.
This seminar will be repeated on May 3, 2014, again starting at 11 a.m. and will include the espaliering segment.
On April 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. Phyllis Hathaway and James Earl will present ‘Propagating Clematis’. This is a hands-on class; all supplies are provided and you will go home with three different clematis varieties. You are welcome to bring 2’ long cuttings of any clematis you wish to propagate. The cost for this class is $10 and you will need to pre-register; contact via the web site or call 509-448-4968 early as the class fills up fast.
Andrew Smith will speak on May 17, 2014 on New Roses. He will also include some outstanding older roses and the history of the Meilland family of French rose breeders.
Northland Rosarium is located at 9405 S. Williams Lane, Spokane, WA 99224, just a few minutes drive from downtown Spokane.