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

American Rose Society Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Presentation
Saturday, August 29, 11:00 AM CDT

You are invited to attend the meeting of the membership of the American Rose Society online via GoToWebinar on Saturday, August 29, 2020 beginning promptly at 11:00 AM CDT. Registration  for the meeting is required. Contact Terry Palise for registration assistance.  Early registration is encouraged in order to reserve a virtual seat.

WJRS PRESENTS A GOTOMEETING ONLINE SEMINAR

“SELECTING SUSTAINABLE ROSES”

PRESENTED BY MIKE & ANGIE CHUTE

WHEN: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

From: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

WHERE: From the comfort of your home

Drawing will be held for free copy of Mike & Angie’s book.


Mike and Angelina have decades of experience as rose growers as well as presenters. They are members of ARS and currently write a column for the ARS Magazine, “Everyday Roses.”

Contact Terry for 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!

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!

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/

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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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”

 

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: August 27, 2020

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