Do you grow roses? Now is the time to prune, come learn how on Saturday, February 15 at 10 am at Fortuna Hardware and Nursery at 140 South Fortuna Boulevard in Fortuna. The Humboldt Rose Society (HRS) is providing free rose pruning demonstration. The Humboldt Rose Society's rosarians, master rose growers, will explain and show how to correctly prune roses. The demonstration starts at 10 a.m., the nursery would appreciate (but does not require) a call, (707) 725-8647, so that adequate seating will be available. Fortuna Hardware and Nursery is located at 140 S. Fortuna Boulevard in Fortuna. Time for general questions about rose selection and maintenance is included during the demonstration. The HRS members providing the demos are Rosarians who have received special training and certification by the American Rose Society. Questions about HRS or these presentations: (707) 764-5578. Check out the HRS website at www.humboldtrose.org. Those who are interested in cultivating their knowledge of roses along with their roses are encouraged to join HRS. Annual dues are a reasonable $20 for an individual or $25 for a family. The application is available at the website.