POSTED: Monday, October 1, 2012 - 1:22pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 4:08pm
EL PASO — The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department Rose Garden at 3418 Aurora St. is now 30 days away from closing for the winter until March 1.
El Paso is home to one of only 117 Rose Gardens in the country certified by the United States Rose Garden Association.
The Garden spans over 4 acres with a waterfall, an irrigation system and a walking path to view the extensive collection of roses along with a plaza area.
It's open 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and the Department, works together with the city’s General Services Department, El Paso Rose Society and the Master Gardeners to ensure the maintenance and beauty of the park.