May is a rose month in the lowcountry and it keeps me very busy this month.
First we had our rose show at Johns Island library. I meant not to get involved with some of the activities of the rose society this year since I finished my four-year term as president last December. But unknowingly I was sucked into it. I ended up planning the event – getting the venue, doing the publicity, making the rose schedule and getting some sponsors. We didn’t go for a full-pledged rose show but just a mini show. The new president wanted a Fall rose show but since May is the peak rose season in the lowcountry, I suggested a mini show. Although somehow my roses peaked out two weeks before the show. The weather this year is just crazy.
For the last four years, we have been doing a rose display at Johns…
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