Welcome to the official website of the
West Jersey Rose Society
Guests are always welcome!

  The society meets the third Wednesday of the month,
except January, June and July.
Meetings start at 7:00 pm and are held at Medford Leas
off Route 70 in Medford, New Jersey.
Click here for our Calendar of upcoming meetings

In-Person Meetings Postponed!!
Out of an abundance of caution and concern for the well-being of our members, we have decided to postpone our in-person meetings until conditions allow.
We will schedule meetings in an on-line format as we are able.

Come Join our virtual annual Holiday Party!
 Wednesday, December 16, 2020 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Program Highlights: The Ugly Sweater Contest- Prize*
Christmas TRIVIA and Holiday Movie TRIVIA Contest-Prize*
 Share your Favorite Rose-Naming Contest-Prize*
Share your Favorite Holiday Family Recipe, Drink Recipe or Cultural/Customs Recipe* Door Prizes
 Please RSVP and confirm your entry to any of the * areas to Iliana Okum

On your computer, tablet or smartphone:


You can also dial in using your phone
 +1 (872) 240-3412
Access Code: 723-480-389

Contact Terry for help with the GoToMeeting link or if you have questions/concerns about how to join.

Stay well, everyone! Don’t hesitate to reach out to anyone on the Board for information, reassurance – or if you just want to say Hello to a friendly fellow rose lover.  We’d love to hear from you!

MEMBERSHIP Renewal is NOW Due!
Although we’re only meeting virtually for now, we have lots of events and opportunities to be together.
Please Support your Society!
Yearly membership is from January 1 through December 31.
For $20 per year, individual or family membership, you will receive 10 newsletters, invitations to private gardens and events, monthly meetings, members rose sale, annual banquet and picnic, and many other benefits.
Please make your check payable to WJRS, complete this form, and mail the check and form to:
Frank Palise, Treasurer, 24 Hopkins Drive, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

 Our Annual West Jersey Rose Society Rose Sale is ready!

To get your top selection of roses, please submit orders as early as possible. We have only ordered limited quantities of each variety. 
Make checks payable to West Jersey Rose Society. Non-member orders will be finalized when payment is received.
Please mail your check and completed order form to WJRS Rose Sale Order, c/o BethAnn Mills, 127 Orchard Ave, Maple Shade, NJ 08052 Contact BethAnn Mills 856-986-3499 or Roses4Gizmomom@comcast.net for more information.

Rose Pickup Saturday, April 17th between 9:30 am - noon in Maple Shade.  Times will be set in 15 minute increments to keep everyone safe and socially distanced. Sign-up for specific times slots will be emailed in early April.
 Click here for the order form and detailed descriptions of the roses. Please make sure you include contact info on your order form.

If you would like to have the download for these pages, please contact, Helen Welsh, at Hellenww@aol.com

West Jersey Rose Society, 67th Annual Rose Show canceled

We’re beginning plans for our next beautiful Rose Show to be held outdoors in June 2021. More information to come!

 Veterans Honor - photo by Tom Mayhew

Click Here for the 2019 WJRS Rose Show Results

  Contact Terry Palise for more information

A Tetanus Booster should be scheduled preferably every 5 years or at the most every 10 years.
While working in the soil or with any puncture wound you could contract a life-threatening bacteria.
So, schedule yourself for a booster and be safe


Playgirl - Floribunda Rose
Best of Show Photo, Penn-Jersey District March 7, 2015.
Tom Mayhew, WJRS Master Consulting Rosarian

Want to know how we grow such amazing roses or make such amazing photographs?  Read some of the informative articles contributed by our members on our Grow Beautiful Roses page.
Do some winter reading recommended by Master Rosarian Gus Banks, and take a look at Tom Mayhew’s article and photographs“The Year the Peacocks Visited My Rose Garden”


Check Out our WJRS Facebook Page

Haines Farm & Garden Center - Featured Garden Center Partner
(296 Route 130 North, Cinnaminson, NJ, www.hainesfarmandgarden.com)
Haines has been a great supporter of WJRS for many years.  This month we are featuring them as our Garden Center Partner of the month. 
Click here to see an article about their long and storied history.
Please shop at Haines to receive a 10% discount on all purchases (except sales, specials and deliveries). Be sure to show your current WJRS Members card -- and say “Hello” from all of here at the West Jersey Rose Society

THANK YOU to Our Sponsors:



West Jersey Rose Society Goals:

  • Foster the education of the people of Western New Jersey on the selection, growing, propagation and culture of roses.
  • Promote the development of private and public gardens of all types throughout the area.
  • Emphasize the use of roses within gardens.


Last update: December 13, 2020

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