ClimbingRenaeCropped Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center with Redwood Empire Rose Society Public Garden

Welcome to the Redwood Empire Rose Society Web Page.

We are a chapter of the American Rose Society in Santa Rosa, California.
We meet on the 3rd Thursday the following months; 
February, March, April, September and October at 7:00 pm
May and July at 5:30 pm in the Garden
June and November Potluck at 6 pm.
We hold a Pruning Demonstration in January on the 2nd Saturday 9 am to 1 pm.
Meetings are held at the Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center (LBAGC) at 2050 Yulupa Ave, Santa Rosa CA 95405.

Our membership form is available in the Downloads section.
Facebook group Redwood Empire Rose Society.

We appreciate donations to support our Public Rose Garden Maintenance.
Please send donations to;
Redwood Empire Rose Society
2050 Yulupa Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95405.
We will send a tax deduction letter for your records. Thank you.


Free Program


WE ARE HOLDING ZOOM MEETINGS on the normal meeting nights,

Until the state recommends protocols for gatherings.

Stay Safe and Well!

2021 PROGRAMS see Events Page

Next Month Program
Zoom meeting

March 18th Thursday 7 pm

Feeding your Roses and Integrative Pest Management
Presented by Jolene Adams (Zoom)

April 15 Thursday 7 pm
Preparing your roses for show (Zoom)
Learn how to prepare your roses for show by Cher Frechette, Consulting Rosarian.

May 1 Rose Show
Virtual Show
Show your Roses and Arrangements for the rose show.
Show opened for viewing zoom 1 to 2 pm.



2021 Officers

President – Barbara Ellis
Vice President – Martin Kooi
Secretary – Karen Ernsberger
Treasurer – Ruth Browning

Consulting Rosarians

Our consulting rosarians (CR) would be more than happy to help you with rose care questions. A CR’s job is teaching, writing or talking about roses to everyone.

Barbara Ellis   707-486-3119 Master Rosarian

Karen Ernsberger   707-344-2011 Master Rosarian

Cheryl Frechette   707-395-0654 Master Rosarian

Marcia Nelson   530-867-2749 Master Rosarian

Emeritus CR; Mary Brown

The purpose of the Redwood Empire Rose Society is to promote the culture, interest, and appreciation of roses – to encourage the introduction, development, and uses of all kinds of roses – to gather and publish information in regard to kind, propagation and nomenclature of roses and to issue bulletins and/or other publications deemed advisable by the Executive Board.