Rose show opens today

Members of the South Metro Rose Society will hold their 28th Annual Rose Show today and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. 

This year’s rose show will feature one of the top rose exhibiting teams in the country, Satish and Vijaya Prabhuof Columbia, South Carolina.

The Prabhus have won 57 American Rose Society national trophies and numerous Queens of Show.

Show visitors will delight in seeing hundreds of beautiful rose blooms and rose arrangements of the Prabhus and many other area exhibitors.

All rose growers were encouraged to enter their roses at the show site by 9 a.m. on May 18.

Ribbons and prizes will be awarded after judging.

The show will be held at Fayetteville Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 870 Redwine Road in Fayetteville.

Both parking and admission are free. 

Visitors are eligible for a drawing to win two tickets to the Georgia Renaissance Festival.

Rose bouquets will be sold and many beautiful items will be raffled. ARS Consulting Rosarians will be on duty to answer any rose questions. For more information call 770-631-3885.

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