Southwest Louisiana Rose Society
2016 Rose Show
2017 Rose Show - Admiring Winners
2017 Rose Show- Marilyn and Steve
2017 Show -Rita Hudgins - 'Duchesse de Brabant' Dowager Queen
2017 Show - 1 Steve Roussell - 'Big Ben' HT
2017 Show - Traditional Mass - 'Double Delight' and 'Pope John Paul'- Lamar Robertson
2017 Show - Court
2017 Show Traditional Line Mass - 'St Elisabeth of Hungary' 'Grande Dame' - Billie Flynn
2017 Show - 3 Traditional Line - 'Fragrant Plum'- Sheryl Broussard- Gold Arrangement Certificate and Royalty Award
2017 Show - Traditional Line Design - 'Mr Lincoln', 'Veteran's Honor', 'Neal Diamond'- Ann Wehned
2017 Show - Traditional Line Desighn - 'Vino Rossi'-Linda Aguzin.jpg
2017 Show - Modern Design- Underwater - 'Diedre Hall' - Julie Engert
2017 Show- Modern Free Style - 'Don Juan' - Billie Flynn
2017 Show - Modern Design - 'Let Freedom Ring' - Sheryl Broussard - Artist Award
2017 Show - Modern Design - 'Midas Touch', 'Veteran's Honor' - Ann Wehner
2017 Show - Oriental - Moribana manner - 'Crescendo' - Linda Aguzin
2017 Show - Oriental Free Style - 'Eric Tabarly' - Kelly Texada - Silver Arrangement Certificate- Oriental Award
2017 Show - Oriental Free Style - 'Cinco de Mayo' - Billie Flynn
13 Informal Breakfast Tray- 'Germiston Gold' - Linda Aguzin
2017 Show - Informal Breakfast Tray - 'Pink Drift' - Syble Jeffcoat
2017 Show - Semi-Formal Exhibition Table - 'Beverly', Petite Francois' - Julie Engert
2017 Show - Judges Challege - Exhibition Table Setting - 'Marilyn Wellan', 'Snuffy'
2017 Show - Oriental Free Style - 'Moonstone' - BJ Abshire
2017 Show - Mini Traditonal Line Mass - 'Soroptimist International' - Sherry Broussard
2017 Show - Mini Oriental manner - 'Founders Pride' - Syble Jeffcoat
2017 Rose Show - roses waiting to be judged
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Southwest LA Rose Society meets at 5pm the 2nd Thursday of each month Jan. - June & Sept. -Nov. at LSU AgCenter, 7101 Gulf Hwy., Common St. Refreshments served, and visitors are always welcome. See district calendar for more details.
A little Southwest Louisiana Rose Society History:
Southwest LA Rose Society in Lake Charles began in 1960 as a “men only” club. Eventually women joined in on the gardening fun and the society grew to a large number of members.
We are an active society and offer a variety of rose related activities such as:
Rose Shows and Rose Arranging Workshops have been the major activities for SWLA Rose Society members. We offer an arrangement workshop the first weekend in October and sponsor a rose show every year in the fall. For several years the rose show has featured Sam Houston High School student Rose Art Work, show attendees vote on their favorites.
The Rosette, our monthly newsletter edited by Julie Engert, provides the latest in good rose growing practices and current information to help all members learn the joy of growing roses right here in southwest Louisiana.
Like The Rosette, our Consulting Rosarians help members with rose culture and questions.
The newsletter is undergoing a bit of transition; new name is The Rose Gardener!
The Arrangement Workshop October 6, 2018, Gallery by the Lake, 106 W Pryce st, Lake Charles LA
Fall Rose Show November 17, 2018, LSU AgCenter, 7101 Gulf Hwy, Lake Charles LA
First Vice-President: Julie Engert
Second Vice-President: SWLA Board
Secretary: Ann Wehner
Treasurer: Ann Hartman
Bulletin Editor: Julie Engert
Check out a sample newsletter!
Julie Engert - Master Rosarian
Susan Burke - Consulting Rosarian
Ann Wehner - Consulting Rosarian
Rita Hudgins - Emeritus Consulting Rosarian
Barbara & Buford Alston – Emeritus Consulting Rosarians
Julie Engert from Southwest Louisiana Rose Society won “The Judy Mayo Memorial Trophy” Arrangement Challenge at the Gulf District Rose Show in Pineville, Louisiana on April 22, 2017
Interested in joining this society?
Drop us an email!
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