What's on in the desert,
at the Desert Rose Society
Tuesday, October 13 Meeting, 5:30pm
Our Speaker will be Bill Farmer speaking on
Water and Sprinkler Systems
Tuesday, September 8 Meeting, 5:30pm
Our Speaker will be Gerry Mahoney speaking on Roses as Therapy, Beauty and Flavoring:
We will be looking into the history of Roses as aromatherapy and their medicinal qualities. We will also spend some time on the cosmetic use of Roses – finishing with a look at how we use roses in cooking. There will be a slide program along with the discussion, and some recipes to share. Bring your love of rose scent and flavor and join us for this “rosey” experience.
Tuesday, April 14 Meeting
Cancelled Desert Rose Society Members Little Rose Show Cancelled
Due to the recent developments with COVID-19 and the Governor's orders,
we will need to cancel this meeting.
Tuesday, March 10 Meeting
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.
Our program will have three arrangers at three separate tables demonstrating the three main styles of arranging used in rose shows.
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.
Tuesday, November 10th Meeting, 5:30pm
Our Speaker will be Hal Reynolds
showing images of and information on roses
that grow in our desert rose gardens
Tuesday, January 12th Meeting, 5:30pm
This will be an online meeting using GoToMeeting. If you haven't received access information already, please email us and we will send you the link.
Our Speaker will be Tom Cooney
Tom and his wife Miriam, who is also a Consulting Rosarian and certified Rose Judge with ARS, grow over 350 roses in their Aliso Viejo CA. garden. Among their roses are Hybrid Teas, Floribunda’s, Shrubs, Old Garden Roses, as well as Miniatures and minifloras. Tom’s subject will be floribunda roses.