Membership Benefits

By joining the Redwood Empire Rose Society (RERS), you are becoming apart of a long-standing community of rose enthusiasts and garden lovers. The Santa Rosa Chapter was founded in 1965 as a member of the American Rose Society which is based in Shreveport, Louisiana. From advanced Master Rosarians (rose experts) to beginner gardeners, there are programs and workshops for every level of interest and skill.


Meetings are typically held the third Thursday evening of each month. The evening begins with social and refreshment period from 6:30-7:00pm where you can chat with fellow members and friends over coffee and treats. A short business meeting is followed by a 60-minute educational program with a wide variety of speakers and presentations on rose and garden-related topics. See the complete schedule here.




Additional Benefits:

  • Monthly Newsletter with the latest rose news from the Santa Rosa chapter and general assembly at the American Rose Society.
  • Assistance with rose growing and expert knowledge from Consulting Rosarians
  • Rose Evaluation opportunities
  • Pruning Demonstrations
  • Social Activities within RERS and sister organization, Santa Rosa Garden Club
  • Opportunity to volunteer at the Rose Society Table at the Sonoma County Fair (free entry into Fair)
  • Annual Spring Rose Show with American Rose Society Judges