Posted on March 26, 2013 by Sally Mesarosh

With so many leafless, spiky plants growing all around us in this desert, roses seem luxuriously soft and frilly — even with their thorns — by contrast.

You can enjoy the flowers up close on a rose garden tour presented by the Mesa-East Valley Rose Society 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14.

Marvel at roses on garden tour - Ahwatukee Foothills News_ Valley And State.pdf

Source

Arizona Republic. March 26, 2013

http://www.ahwatukee.com/news/valley_and_state/article_6f49e8eb-b985-58a1-9193-793cc47911d8.html