ROSE RAMBLER 06.04.2017 …
By golly, time is moving fast and we wish you a pinch and a punch for the first day of this month of April! Dear Rose Friends you can be pleased we didn’t have this edition of Rose Rambler land in your inbox on 1st April … Gra was in his absolutely finest form with shenanigans for April Fool’s Day – one day I will discover his source of fun!
Meantime, I need you to know that we offer a fabulous GIFT VOUCHER service which will prove useful when you need a ‘last minute’ gift like I have organised here …
Or, you can give me a call; I will take all the details over the phone and then post you a complete GIFT VOUCHER pack which will include a GIFT CARD VOUCHER, rose list and other info. Talk to you soon …
SILKIES ROSE FARM continues to offer such a diverse service with gifts in $ value GIFT VOUCHERS or as beautifully gift-wrapped, potted GIFT ROSES with personal messages along with the best quality roses you could purchase online or by visiting our Rose Farm at Clonbinane – located just 500 metres from the Hume Freeway interchange.
GRA’S GARBLE …
Oh, aren’t the cooler nights glorious – the trees are starting to turn colour and I’m sleeping under a doona again! Lovely!!!
Q. How do thunderstorms catch fish? A. With a lightning rod … !
I went to see this magnificent hedgerow of KNOCKOUT – Sharyn and Ewen are thrilled with how quickly they were able to cover the unsightly wire fence at the front of their property, how low maintenance the hedge is and obviously, how their front boundary is a stand-out in their street!
Q. Why did the students study in the aeroplane? A. They wanted higher grades!
Hope your kids are enjoying these Easter Holidays – get them out helping in the garden to plant winter veggies, fertilize the garden so you get the most amazing flowers right into winter and don’t be afraid to freshen up the mulch by adding another light layer because worms will start breeding soon and they’ll need protection! Enjoy the moments with your kids and grandkids these holidays.
ART & ROSES – THIS WEEKEND …
It’s going to be superb autumn weather so jump in the car and come visit our region for a great day out. Print this voucher so you pay only gold coin donation at each destination where you enjoy a cuppa.
Lunch at the Art Expo Café, Memorial Hall, Kilmore will be delectable home-cooked fare as usual – served by Rotarians and Artists – COME WITH AN EMPTY BELLY for the most enjoyable lunch you’ve had in a long time!
conducted by Rotary Club of Southern Mitchell and Kilmore Art Society
ART AND ROSES TOURS
TO YOUR HOSTESS, GLEN GEORGE
AT THE ART EXPO, MEMORIAL HALL
SYDNEY STREET, KILMORE. *ATTRACTIONS: SILKIES ROSE FARM AT CLONBINANE, BLAZE-AID SHEARING SHED, OPEN GARDEN: “LAVENDER ROSE”, 10 CURRY ROAD, KILMORE, CATALOGUE AND ENTRY TO ART EXPO.
If you need assistance with organising a visit this coming weekend, don’t hesitate calling me on 0418 337 765 or leave a message at 5787 1123 and if I miss your call, I’ll be back in touch as soon as possible – email: firstname.lastname@example.org
After this weekend, we’ll get stuck into some serious ‘rose information’ to ensure you get maximum flowering through autumn. Meantime, when weather permits, don’t hesitate to apply the organic rose management program – we’re doing every 7-10 day applications here because of the very cold, damp nights which produced ‘instant’ spots on foliage. Remember, lots of healthy foliage produces lots of flowers so to retain good cover of healthy foliage, apply fertilizer and eco-spray NOW!
We wish all our dear rose friends who are cleaning up from recent cyclone Debbie our very best wishes – we hope you are seeing light at the end of the tunnel!!!
Here at Silkies Rose Farm, Clonbinane, both Graham and Diana will be conducting WALK & TALK IN THE GARDEN with Mooi as supervisor while our assistant, Tova will assist you in the Rose Nursery where you can…
BUY ANY ONE ROSE,
GET ONE FREE!
ALL WEEKEND FRIDAY – MONDAY
Our supervisor Mooi& the chooks – “I AM THE BOSS … REALLY???”
(*conditions: PLEASE NOTE, OFFER EXCLUDES GIFT ROSES AND WEEPING ROSES IN TUNNEL AREA – OFFER INCLUDES STANDARD ROSES AND ALL OTHER ROSES IN THE NURSERY – LIMIT 5 FREE ROSES PER CUSTOMER. NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE.)