American Rose Center http://redriverradio.org en American Rose Center in Shreveport still cleaning up after May tornado http://redriverradio.org/post/american-rose-center-shreveport-still-cleaning-after-may-tornado <p>The Gardens of the American Rose Center in Shreveport will reopen later this month. The center lost 37 trees and sustained roof damage to all its buildings when an EF-1 tornado struck on the afternoon of May 16.</p><p></p><p>The headquarters of the American Rose Society is humming these days with the sound of chainsaws&nbsp;from tree removal contractors taking down the mostly pine and mature oak trees. Executive director Jeff Ware&nbsp;said &nbsp;tornado warnings are common, but this one was different. The staff huddled in their administrative building away from windows.</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:44:28 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 28901 at http://redriverradio.org American Rose Center in Shreveport still cleaning up after May tornado