Here in Eugene, Oregon, we live amidst true natural beauty and many of Storitall’s best customers are gardeners.

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Our city’s eight and a half acre Owen Rose Garden is something every citizen should enjoy. In 1951, George Owen donated the first five acres on the edge of the river. Following his donation the Eugene Rose Society donated 750 rose plants. Today there are over 400 rose varieties and 4500 plants.

Considering how well roses grow in our climate, you might wonder how to care for your own rose garden! Get out your garden shears and a cell phone and give Owen Rose Garden a call. The stewards at the park would be more than happy to assist your own growing knowledge.

If you are interested in volunteering at the Owen Rose Garden, join the rose garden staff for year-round Thursday work parties. According to the city website, you’ll learn how to help manage, beautify, and care for this diverse city garden. “Come get hands on experience in rose culture with guidance on pruning techniques, planting methods, fertilizer needs and general rose care. Email Clay Manders or contact her at 541-682-5025 for more information.”