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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
2017 Activities
 
JANUARY
4 Board Meeting 7:30 pm - RSVP with Jolene Adams
18

Regular Meeting - Lakeside Garden Center, Oakland.
7:30 pm

Topic: Composting for More Beautiful Roses:  The “why” and “how.”

Got kitchen scraps or yard waste? Want more beautiful roses? Healthier plants? Compost and worm casstings enrich the soil,
maintain moisture in the soil and increase plant health and vigor. Learn easy, low-cost ways to make your own compost with
Master Composter Lori Caldwell.

Come and enjoy snacks, a wonderful auction of great roses and good information to helpo you make your garden better.


 
FEBRUARY
1 Board Meeting 7:30 pm - RSVP with Jolene Adams
15

Regular Meeting - Lakeside Garden Center, Oakland.
7:30 pm

Topic: Traveling for Roses

Most of us take vacations and go to visit our friends and relatives, but how many of us travel all over the world to participate
in rose meetings and tour rose gardens? Come to this meeting and hear about some of the places Jolene Adams has visited
during her travels as ARS President and as Vice President of North America for the World Federation of Roses.

Come and enjoy snacks, meet people who "talk roses" and enjoy the show!

 
MARCH
1 Board Meeting 7:30 pm - RSVP with Jolene Adams
15

Regular Meeting - Lakeside Garden Center, Oakland.
7:30 pm

Topic: Climbing Roses

Climbing roses can add new dimensions to a garden. They have many advantages, provide unique design potentials, and have special needs also.

Joe Truskot is a Master Rosarian as well as the Outstanding Consulting Rosarian for the NCNH District for 2016. He has grown over 500 different varieties over the years in his Salinas garden. Join us for his very interesting and informative talk on climbing roses.

Come and enjoy snacks, meet people who "talk roses" and enjoy the show!

 
APRIL
5 Board Meeting 7:30 pm - RSVP with Jolene Adams
19

Regular Meeting - Lakeside Garden Center, Oakland.
7:30 pm

Topic: Show-stopping Displays for Home or Exhibition

How to display your roses to showcase their beauty—whether for your home or a rose show. Make a bouquet or a bowl, even use a teacup! Demonstrations and how-to tips by EBRS members and consulting rosarians. The new classes for the May show will also be described and the Schedule will be available.

Come and enter some roses in our Little Rose Show, enjoy snacks, meet people who "talk roses" and enjoy the show!

Little Rose Show!! The Special Class is a Large Rose in a Bowl. Any large rose with "exhibition" form. Bowls provided by EBRS. Click Here for Schedule

 
MAY
3 Board Meeting 7:30 pm - RSVP with Jolene Adams
7

              ANNUAL ROSE SHOW!! Entries from 6:30 am - 9:30 am             Public Viewing from 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

We thank the following merchants for their donations to the show:

Berkeley Horticultural Nursery
East Bay Nursery
Grand Lake Ace Garden Center
Hida Tool
Home Depot
Lucky Stores
McDonnell Nursery
Orchard Nursery, Lafayette
Orchard Supply Hardware
Peet’s Coffee
Safeway
Sprouts Albany
Target
Trader Joe’s

17

Regular Meeting - Lakeside Garden Center, Oakland.
7:30 pm

Topic: The World of Minifloras, with Baldo Villegas

Minifloras are a relatively new class of roses, and some great ones have been introduced in recent years. Baldo Villegas grows over 100 varieties of minifloras. He will describe their history and share recommended and favorite ones. He is a Master Rosarian and a Horticultural Judge, and loves the 3,000 roses of all types that he has at his “Baldo’s Acres” homestead near Sacramento.

Come and enter some roses in our Little Rose Show, enjoy snacks, meet people who "talk roses" and enjoy the show!

Little Rose Show!! The Special Class is a a Miniature or Miniflora Rose with "exhibition form" in a Small Frame. Frames will be provided. Click Here for Schedule


 
JUNE
7 Board Meeting 7:30 pm - RSVP with Jolene Adams
11 Garden Visits Information and RSVP with EBRS VP
21

Regular Meeting - Lakeside Garden Center, Oakland.
7:30 pm

Topic: Secrets of Growing Great Roses: Lou Evans

Lou Evans grows great roses. He will share his care regimen through the garden year, and tell us about his favorite roses. Lou is a Consulting Rosarian and a Horticultural Judge from Mount Diablo Rose Society, and he regularly exhibits prize-winning blooms in our Spring Show. He has about 120 roses in his lovely garden in Livermore.

Come and enter some roses in our Little Rose Show, enjoy snacks, meet people who "talk roses" and enjoy the lecture!

Little Rose Show!! The Special Class is a Mixed Threesome. One stem each of three different cultivars from three different classes and also three different color classes. Click Here for Schedule

 
JULY
5 Board Meeting 7:30 pm - RSVP with Jolene Adams
22

Garden Meeting - Barbara Thompson has opened her delicious garden for us. All Members are welcome to come and spend some time among the roses and other flowers and shrubs.

Directions: Contact Jolene Adams

 
AUGUST
2 Board Meeting 7:30 pm - RSVP with Jolene Adams
20

Garden Meeting - Christina Salumma has a "hidden" garden for us to enjoy. All Members are welcome to come and spend some time among the roses and other flowers and shrubs.

Directions: Contact Jolene Adams

 
SEPTEMBER
6 Board Meeting 7:30 pm - RSVP with Jolene Adams
20

Regular Meeting - Lakeside Garden Center, Oakland.
7:30 pm

Topic:

Come and enter some roses in our Little Rose Show, enjoy snacks, meet people who "talk roses" and enjoy the lecture!

Little Rose Show!! The Special Class is Three Stages of Bloom - Three Large Roses - same variety. One stem is a bud slightly ioen with sepals down, one stem is at exhibition form, one stem is a fully open rose. Click Here for the Schedule

 
OCTOBER
4 Board Meeting 7:30 pm - RSVP with Jolene Adams
18

Regular Meeting - Lakeside Garden Center, Oakland.
7:30 pm

Topic:

Come and enter some roses in our Little Rose Show, enjoy snacks, meet people who "talk roses" and enjoy the lecture!

Little Rose Show!! The Special Class is Three Stems in One Vase- One Bloom per stem - Miniature or Miniflora roses - same variety. Click Here for the Schedule

 

 
 


GOOD ROSES FOR THE EAST BAY
Our climate is Mediterranean, and our soil is mostly heavy clay. Here's a list of roses that have proven to be good for our area and a list of disease-resistant roses you might try.

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We meet at Lakeside Park Garden Center in Oakland, CA

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