On November 15 the annual Highlands Garden Society Rose Show will open to the public for the first time.
From 10:30am to 4pm, at the Uniting Church Hall in Bowral, visitors will be able to view prize-winning varieties of rose in 25 categories.
Entry is $5 per person. Accompanied children are free. Winners will be announced at 10.45am.
The Rose Show will include exhibition styles: Floribunda, Modern Shrub, David Austin, Miniature and Heritage roses.
President of the Rose Society of NSW Colin Hollis will judge.
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There will be stunning displays of floral art featuring roses in a variety of decorative approaches. Ann Crasti from the NSW Floral Art Association will judge floral art entries.
Refreshments will be available for purchase.
A 50-minute seminar on garden photography will be presented at 12:30pm and 2pm for $10. Bowral photographer and National President of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography John Swainston will host the event.
All proceeds go to the Garden Society.
Visit www.highlandsgardensociety.org.au for details.