ROSES IN THE CITY:
Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow.
A Conference for the 25th Anniversary of the Heritage Rose Foundation
HRF sponsored a conference in Lyon, France on Monday, June 20, 2011, with pre-conference events held on Sunday, June 19, and individual post-conference events one Tuesday, June 21.
The conference took place at the beautiful Chateau de Lacroix-Laval located in the countryside outside of Lyon. This historic chateau is home to beautiful gardens including a rose garden featuring roses from Lyon.
Our list of distinguished speakers included:
Etienne Bouret, HRF Director for Public Relations, Europe
Pierrick Eberhard, Author of "Lyon Rose "
Daniel Boulens, Director of Parks & Gardens of the City of Lyon
Stephane Crozat, Ethnobotanist & Garden Historian
Gregg Lowery, Owner of Vintage Gardens
Mike Shoup, Owner of The Antique Rose Emporium
Stephen Scanniello, President of the Heritage Rose Foundation