Redwood Empire Rose Society

Program Schedule for 2021

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Zoom Meetings Until Further Notice

Thursday meetings are held at the Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center, located at
2050 Yulupa Avenue in Santa Rosa. Refreshments are served at 7pm with a short business meeting at 7:30pm, followed by a 60‐minute educational program. ZOOM
Event date/times are as listed.

Jan 2 & 11, Saturday
Pruning Presentation and Demonstration 9am-1:00pm: ; a hands-on demonstration in the Center’s Rose Garden by Karen Ernsberger (Past – RERS President, Consulting Rosarian,
Horticultural and Arrangement Judge) Public pruning canceled due to Covid-19.

Jan 21, Thursday
Short lecture on the basics of pruning various types of roses by Barbara Ellis (RERS
President, Consulting Rosarian)

Feb 18 Thursday
Building a Low Maintenance Rose Garden (Zoom)
Steve and Diana Steps/ Saratoga

March 18 Thursday
Feeding your Roses and Integrative Pest Management
Presented by Jolene Adams (Zoom)

April 15 Thursday
Preparing your roses for show (Zoom)
Learn how to prepare your roses for show by Cher Frechette, Master Rosarian and Horticultural Judge

April 17 Saturday
Santa Rosa Garden Club and Rose Society Plant Sale w/Karen Ernsberger CR
Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center, 2050 Yulupa, Santa Rosa 9am-1pm

May 1 Saturday
Rose Show (Zoom)
Schedule to be available in Ap

May 20 Thursday
Public Dead Heading Demonstration 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
What to do after the first flush of roses and your one time

June 17 Thursday
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. TBD

July 15 Thursday
Fragrance in roses/Judy Eitzen, Sacramento County Master Gardener

Sonoma County Fair information table for Rose Society. TBD
1st Thursday to Sunday of Fair

No General Meeting in August

Sept 16 Thursday
Styles of Japanese Flower arranging by Ann Marie Harris of Reno ARS arrangement judge and Assistant Professor of Ikenobo Ikebana. TBD ZOOM/In Person

Oct 21 Thursday
Boot Camp for Holiday Flower Arranging – hands on flower arrangements
Barbara Gordon*, Rose and Arrangement Judge
(Member of the Founder’s Council of Flower Show Judges San Francisco and Santa Rosa Flower Arrangers Guild)
Arrangement making to decorate your home.

Nov 18 Thursday
Holiday Potluck / Officer Installation
5:30-6:15 set up. Dinner 6:30 TBD

Meetings held at the Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center, 2050 Yulupa Avenue in Santa Rosa.
Social time @ 7PM, short business meeting 7:30, followed by program.
Zoom programs 7PM
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Zoom Meetings: RSVP for zoom link