2020 WJRS Calendar of Events

All WJRS Meetings are on WEDNESDAYS,unless otherwise specified,
starting at 7:00 pm at Medford Leas, Route 70 in Medford, NJ,

2020 Calendar

January 2020,
no meeting: Enjoy Rose Catalogs and Rose Books, Clean and Organize Your Tools - and rest up for spring!

Pancake Breakfast Buffet, Saturday February 15, 8 am -10 am, Applebee’s Restaurant, 108 Haddonfield Rd, Cherry Hill. Fund raiser to support your West Jersey Rose Society, $10 per person, raffle baskets will be available.

WJRS Monthly Meeting Wednesday, February 19, 2020
“Benefits of Dormant Oils, Neem Oil in the Rose Garden” How and when to use organic horticultural Oils to Prevent Disease and Insect Damage.   Sample  organic products and where to purchase them.
 Discussion on Spring and summer garden visits:  The Wyck Rose Garden, PA, May 2020; Hershey  Rose Garden, PA , June 2020; and Visits to Member Rose Gardens, late spring and June 2020.

WJRS Monthly Meeting SATURDAY. March 14 “Creating Prize Winning Photographs” Hands On Workshop for members interested in entering Rose Show Photography Design Section. Two experienced, prize winning  photographers, Tom Mayhew and Bill Kozemchak will review the rules for local and district photography entries and will  present strategies and tips for creating the perfect rose photo. Members are encouraged to bring their cameras, digital phones and actual rose garden photos to the meeting.  The presenters will review members’ photos and will give feedback on how to make them better.

Saturday. April 4,2020 “Arrangements and Design Workshop” at Iliana Okum’s House for Design Participants -   This is a hands on practice session in preparation for the June Rose Show. Confirm your attendance and bring roses and materials, Create designs to take home.  Confirm with ilianaokum@gmail.com 609 731 8309.

WJRS Monthly Meeting Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Preparing the Rose Garden for the Season -Pruning, Amending the Soil, Fertilizing, & Evaluating the Condition of Your Roses - panel discussion

ROSE DAY Saturday, May 2 Haines Farm and Garden Center,196 Route 130 N, Cinnaminson, NJ, (856) 829-8333 9:00 to 12:00
ROSE DAY Saturday, May 9 Magnolia Garden Village, 405 S Rt 30, Magnolia, NJ, 9:00 to 12:00
ROSE DAY Saturday, May 9 Burlington County Garden EXPO. 8:30 to 12:00
ROSE DAY Saturday, May 23 McNaughton’s Garden Center,351 Kresson Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ, (856)-429-6745, 9:00 to 12:00

WJRS Monthly Meeting Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Prepping Your Best Roses for the Rose Show: Tips and Tools for Blue Ribbons

Wednesday, May 27 Wyck Rose Gardens visit, 11:30am. 6026 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19144, 215-848-1690. We’ll car pool for a 40 minute guided tour with the Wyck Rosarian, followed by a picnic lunch. $8.00 pp.

Saturday, June 6, 2020
WJRS Annual ROSE SHOW - Holly Room, Medford Leas - All Members invited to exhibit
 

 

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