Restoring Roses To Southern Gardens "Rita" Ravaged Cameron Parish

Stevens, Lee
January 2008
American Rose;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p56
The article focuses on an outreach program launched by the Southwest Louisiana Rose Society for the reconstruction of the Cameron Parish church, which was damaged by Hurricane Rita in 2005. Members accepted the responsibility of receiving the liner plants, shipped in from Chamblee's Nursery in Tyler, Texas, re-potting them and raising them. Sempra Energy provided the funds needed by the society to purchase the 600 roses.


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