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Calendar of Events

2023 WJRS Calendar of Events

In-person meetings are held on the 3rd Saturday of the month at the Maple Shade Municipal building, 200 Stiles Ave. Maple Shade, NJ 08052 in the Senior’s room, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Virtual meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, starting at  7:00 pm.

(Click Here for Penn-Jersey District Calendar of Events)


Happy New Year! 

No January Program - relax and enjoy catalogs and your ARS Rose Society Magazine articles.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023- GoTo Meeting

Panel Discussion- Best Roses for Your Garden


Four members of the Rose Sale Selection Committee will reflect on those roses that have succeeded in their gardens. They will make recommendations for you to consider as you prepare to order roses for your spring rose garden. The 2023 rose sale order form will be the basis for the discussion. You want to attend this and get ready to plan for new blooms for your garden.

A GoToMeeting invitation will be emailed to you on the Monday preceding virtual meetings by Terry Palise (ct or call at 609-439-7154).



Saturday, MARCH  18, 2023-IN PERSON MEETING

Maple Shade Municipal Building. Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.


Early Preparation of Your Rose Garden Beds-

From Soil Analysis to What is Needed: Soil Amendments, Compost and Mulch


Presenter: Ken Borrmann, Award Winning Exhibitor, member of our Penn Jersey District and Philadelphia Rose Society. Ken will share his experience and techniques for preparing his rose beds for award winning roses. It's what goes into the soil early in the season that makes for gorgeous blooms in June. Don't miss this special program---you want to get the details early---so you too can grow award winning roses.


Maple Shade Municipal Building--Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

"To Spray or not Spray Your Roses-That is the Question" Panel Discussion


In this program we will hear from our experienced rose gardeners who exhibit in our annual shows. They will share their experiences and decision making regarding what to spray and when to spray it in their rose garden. And we will also hear from those exhibitors who will also share why they do not spray and how they maintain their rose gardens.



Maple Shade Municipal Building--Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.


The ROSE SHOW Preparation Committee will be responsible for planning, organizing, and setting up the June 3, 2023 WJRS Rose Show. YOUR participation is required. See you there.


Saturday-June 3, 2023-ROSE SHOW at the Maple Shade Municipal Building

All are invited, bring family and friends. More details the newsletter and Facebook page.


September 17-24, 2024   

2024 National Convention, Warwick, RI

Hosted by the Yankee District 

Contact: David Long

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