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

JUNE WJRS Meeting is now On-Line!

THE 2020 WEST JERSEY ROSE SOCIETY ONLINE ROSE FESTIVAL,
Saturday, June 27, 7 pm

We’ll look at photos of this year’s roses from our members gardens. Submit your photos to be included to Terry Palise by Saturday, 6/19

Remember to indicate the rose’s name and classification (HT, FL, Miniature, etc)
Also, let us know if the rose was bought from this year’s WJRS Rose Sale.

We’ll be using the GOTOMEETING platform. It’s very easy to use on your computer.
New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/409957261

Contact Terry if you have questions or concerns about how to join.

Look for an email from Terry on June 22 with a password or access code to the GoToMeeting on-line Event.

Stay well, everyone! Enjoy this beautiful spring weather – and 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!

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.
The weather is beautiful, so go out in your garden and give your roses some love -- they'll be sure to love you back!

2019-2020 West Jersey Rose Sale

Thank You, EVERYONE, for making our 2020 Rose Sale a great success, especially in such challenging times. Enjoy your new roses and please be in touch if you have questions about planting or caring for them.
 

WEST JERSEY ROSE SOCIETY
MEMBERSHIP Renewal is NOW DUE!
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

 

West Jersey Rose Society, 67th Annual Rose Show canceled

Plan to attend our next beautiful Rose Show in June 2021


 Veterans Honor - photo by Tom Mayhew

Click Here for the 2019 WJRS Rose Show Results

  Contact Terry Palise for more information

 

Check Out our WJRS Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/westjerseyrosesociety/

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU HAD A TETANUS BOOSTER?
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
!
 

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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”

 

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
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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: June 18, 2020

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