Events

Program Schedule for 2022

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

Thursday meetings are held at the Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center located at 2050 Yulupa Avenue in Santa Rosa. Refreshments and short business meeting from 6:00-6:30pm, followed by a 60‐minute educational program.

Complete 2022 Schedule here.


UPCOMING EVENTS

OCTOBER

10/20 Thursday at 7pm ~ Rose Propagation
Learn how to reproduce and grow roses from cuttings.
Presented by Burling Leong of Burlington Rose Nursery in Visalia, CA who studied under Ralph Moore.

 

NOVEMBER

11/17 Thursday at 6:30pm ~ Holiday Potluck  & Officer Installation
5:30-6:15 set up, dinner from 6:30

 

DECEMBER

12/15 Thursday at 6:30pm ~ Tool Care
Learn how to care and maintain your rose and garden tools. Tips for getting ready for pruning in January 2023
Presented by: RERS


 

PRIOR Events 2022:

SEPTEMBER

9/15 at 6:30pm ~ Garden Tour of England
A slide show presentation and commentary by Barbara Ellis of her recent tour of the iconic gardens of England.
Presented by Barbara Ellis, RERS President/Master Rosarian

 

JULY

7/21 Thursday at 1:00-2:30 PM  ~ 2023 Garden Trends
What are gardeners buying and what challenges are on the horizon?
Presented by Master Rosarian, Debbie Arrington, President of the Sacramento Rose Society

7/21 Thursday at 7:00-8:30 PM ~ How Roses Are Tested For Commercial Release
What qualities are evaluated for the ARS rating such as bloom, heartiness, drought tolerance, fragrance and more
Presented by Debbie Arrington, President of the Sacramento Rose Society/Journalist/ Master Rosarian

 

JUNE

6/16 Thursday ~ Annual Awards Dinner Potluck: Join us to celebrate our Rose Show winners
5:30-6:15 set-up, Dinner at 6:30. Award presentations to follow.

 

MAY

5/19 Thursday at 7:00pm ~ The Fragrance in Roses
Presented by Judy Eitzen

 

APRIL

4/21 Thursday at 7:00pm ~ Preparing Your Roses for Show and Arrangements
Learn how to prepare your roses for a professional show
Presented by Karen Ernsberger, Master Rosarian and Horticultural & Arrangement Judge

4/23 Saturday at 9am-1pm ~ Santa Rosa Garden Club and Rose Society Plant Sale
Coordinated by Karen Ernsberger, CR

4/30 Saturday ~ Rose Show via Zoom

 

MARCH

3/17 Thursday at 1pm & 7:00pm ~ Roses As Potted Plants
Presented by Jolene Adams, past ARS President/ARS Horticulture Judge/Master Rosarian

 

FEBRUARY

2/17 Thursday at 7:00pm ~ Rose Identification
Presented by Charles Malarkey, North Bay Rose Society CR

 

JANUARY

1/8 Saturday at 9:00am-1:00pm ~ Annual Pruning Demonstration and Membership Fundraiser
Hands-on demonstration in the Center’s Rose Garden
Presented by Karen Ernsberger, Master Rosarian, RERS Members and CRs
*FREE TO THE PUBLIC*

1/15 Saturday at 9:00am-1:00pm~ Annual Pruning Demonstration and Membership Fundraiser
Presented by Karen Ernsberger, Master Rosarian, RERS Members and CRs
*FREE TO THE PUBLIC*

1/20 Thursday at 7:00pm ~ Pruning Demonstration and Winter Rose Care
Lecture on the basics of pruning various types of roses
Presented by Barbara Ellis, RERS 2022 President and Master Rosarian

*scheduled programs and presenters subject to change. 
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