The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department Rose Garden at 3418 Aurora St. is now one week away from closing for the winter until March 1, 2013.
El Paso is home to one of only 117 Rose Gardens in the United States certified by the United States Rose Garden Association.
Ther are over 1900 rosebushes, with 500 varieties. The wrought-iron fenced garden has wide walkways with handicap accessibility, raised beds, a waterfall, and trees and shrubs.
The Rose Garden is 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.
The Rose Garden is also available for rentals for weddings.