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 Pruning Demonstrations in January on the 2nd and 3rd 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.


Happy Holidays!

Free Programs
IN person meetings have resumed. AS A PRECAUTION we ask all to be vaccinated and wear a mask following COVID 19 pandemic guidelines for gatherings. 
WE will HOLD ZOOM MEETINGS as necessary, on the some normal meeting nights,

                                                                      Stay Safe and Well!
2022 PROGRAMS see Events Page

Next Month Program

January 8th and 15th Saturday 9 am to 1 pm
Hands on Rose Pruning in the Rose Garden with RERS members and consulting rosarians.
A tool cleaning and sharpening station will be available.

January 20 Thursday
Pruning Program

April 21 Thursday 7 pm
Preparing your roses for show
Learn how to prepare your roses for show

April 30 55th Annual Spring Rose Show

Show your Roses and Arrangements for the rose show.
Show opened for viewing zoom 1 to 4 pm.



2022 Officers

President – Barbara Ellis
Vice President – Sheila Sabbag
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

Cyndy Wright 530-966-5009 CR

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.