Rose RootZone July 2022 Issue 3

Hello Gardeners and Friends of Rose Roots,


Here are some quick reminders of upcoming events. We hope you can join us!


What: Music at the Garden with Tim Merkel

  • When: This Thursday July 21: 6:30 pm social, music performance at 7 pm. Don't miss one of our favorite performers of the season!

  • What to Bring: chair, appetizer or dessert to share. We will provide refreshments.

  • More Info about Tim: Here




  • What: Cooking Demo with Laura

  • When: Next Thursday July 28: 6:30 pm

  • What to Bring: chair, plate and utensils

  • More Info and RSVP: Here






Gardener Reminders

We could use more help on Thursday mornings to sort veggies for Veggie Van. This is a great way to get Service Hours in! Learn more and Sign up Here.


Don't forget to log your service hours by October 31 (12 hours total required per plot, or 6 hours per half plot or ADA plot). Log Service Hours Here.



Organic Approaches for dealing with Garden Pests

  • Flea Beatles Tips Here.

  • Aphids, Japanese Beatles and Cabbage loopers Here.

  • Pests and plants that repel them Here.

  • Home remedies, good bugs, and more Here.


Regional Community Events

Would you like to learn more about Composting? Our Denver Urban Gardens (DUG) MicroNetwork, the Northside Nasturtiums, is getting together with neighbor gardens for several upcoming workshops. Here is the info:


We are having the first Northside Micro Network Event this coming Saturday 7/23 at Anythink Perl Mack Community Garden. It is a learn to compost workshop with master composters, open to community gardeners, backyard gardeners, friends and neighbors, free for all.


Please find the details and RSVP at this link: https://form.jotform.com/denverurbangardens/learn-to-compost-worksop


Additionally for your area, there will be a Learning Lab with Judy Elliott https://form.jotform.com/denverurbangardens/organic-gardening-learning-lab


and a Social Event https://form.jotform.com/denverurbangardens/community-garden-social later in the season.


Gardeners in Acton

Nicole and Tyler, pollinator garden leads, are having great success growing flowers in the Community Supported Agriculture space to the south of our garden. As such, they have flower arrangements for sale. Stop by and support their flourishing flower efforts!