What's on in the desert,
at the Desert Rose Society
All Monthly Meetings are Tuesday at 5:30
at the Portola Community Center
45480 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert
Tuesday, February 11 Meeting
Our speaker this evening will be Kathy Monge speaking about the Little gems of the rose garden the micro minis. These little charmers are usually less than 3⁄4 inch in diameter. Kathy is a Consulting Rosarian a Horticulture Judge and an award-winning rose arrangement exhibitor.
Tuesday, February 1 Rose Auction
Hosted by Pacific Rose society at the Los Angeles Arboretum in Arcadia, There will be both a silent auction and an oral auction. There is no charge to attend a complimentary lunch is served. Check the Pacific Rose Society website for further details.
Tuesday, March 10 Meeting
Speaker to be announced
Tuesday, April 14 Meeting
Desert Rose Society Members Little Rose Show
Tuesday, April 24-26
Pacific Southwest District Annual Convention and Rose Show
Hosted by the Pacific Rose Society with the show and seminars at the Los Angeles Arboretum and the host hotel is the Courtyard by Marriott in Monrovia in Monrovia.
Check the Pacific Rose Society website for details.
Wednesday, September 18 Meeting
Gerry Mahoney will be speaking on
the Empress Josephine Bonaparte
and her gardens at Malmaison.
Tuesday, October 8 Meeting
The president of ARS, Bob Martin,
will speak about learning from your mistakes
Tuesday, November 12 Meeting
Tom Cooney- District Chairman Cconsulting Rosarians
Tuesday, March 12 Meeting
How to Show Roses by our top exhibitors.
“ Everything you could possibly ever want to know
about displaying roses.”
Come and learn how to cut, clean, prepare and preserve roses
for use in arrangements, bouquets
or to prepare them to enter in a rose show.
Tuesday, April 9 Meeting
Our Little Rose Show for members
And Rose Auction
Tuesday, February 12 Meeting
Short presentations by our Consulting Rosarians followed by a panel answering questions about roses from the members.
“ Everything you could possibly ever want to know about roses.”
Tuesday, January 8 Meeting
Our January meeting will feature a presentation by Kreg Hill, a master arrangement artist on the three types of arrangement most commonly used in rose shows. He will show the oriental, modern and traditional types of arrangements.
Kreg has presented programs and written articles on all aspects of rose culture, including growing, diseases, propagation, OGR’s and arrangements. His articles have been published in the American Rose, OGR Gazette, Rose Arranger’s Bulletin, district and local bulletins. He has presented programs at local meetings, district and national conventions.