International rose expert Helga Brichet is the guest speaker at Quarryhill Botanical Garden on Saturday, March 29, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Brichet has been gardening with roses for over four decades, particularly her unique collections of Chinas and Hybrid Giganteas. Her ambition is to introduce old and historical roses, exclusively from China, to rose lovers in the western hemisphere.
She has held influential roles at the World Federation of Rose Societies and International Trials for New Rose Varieties. Brichet also writes for various publications, such as “The Encyclopedia of Rose Science,” and the American Rose Society’s monthly magazine.
The price for the presentation is $10 for member, $15 general. To reserve your seat, call 996.3166. Quarryhill is located at 12841 Sonoma Highway, in Glen Ellen. Quarryhillbg.org.