Rose Festival - 2011

CALLOWAY’S AND CORNELIUS NURSERY HOST FIRST ROSE FESTIVAL AT SELECT LOCATIONS

FORT WORTH, Texas – April 11, 2011 – Calloway’s and Cornelius Nursery will host the first all-day Rose Festival event at select locations in Arlington, Hurst, Plano and Houston on April 16, 2011.

Stores will open at 9 a.m., and the fun-filled, educational day will include the widest variety of rose selections that the company has ever ordered. Gardeners will have the opportunity to see more than 150 rose varieties in the following types: Antique, English, Climbing, Groundcover, Floribunda, Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea and Shrub.

Additionally, several rose experts will be on hand to answer questions about America’s favorite flower. Jim Berry and Randy Erskine from J. Berry Nursery, Lothar Behnke from Weeks Roses and Calloway’s own Mike Becker, who is a certified Rosarian, will share their rose knowledge at a special rose clinic at 1 p.m. held at all four locations. The rose experts will be available in the rose area to answer questions until 3 p.m.

The Rose Festival will take place at the following locations:
Location - Address - Rose Expert
South Arlington - 4940 S. Cooper St. - Jim Berry
Hurst - 760 Grapevine Hwy. - Mike Becker
North Plano - 2460 State Hwy. 121 - Lothar Behnke
Houston - 2233 S. Voss Rd. - Randy Erskine