The Jacksonville Rose Society is a non-profit organization, established in 1954. Located in Jacksonville, Florida, we are an affiliate of The American Rose Society
As stated in our charter, the purpose of our organization is to encourage the scientific study of plants and their culture, specifically roses, both old and modern, and to encourage the planting of roses for civic beautification.
GAYE HAMMOND PAST PRESIDENT – HOUSTON ROSE SOCIETY “IDENTIFYING & CONTROLLING CHILLI THRIPS”
Gaye is the Past President of the Houston Rose Society, a life member and patron of the American Rose Society, and serves on the Marketing and Planned Giving Committees of the national organization.
She is also the liaison between The Houston Rose Society, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and the University of Florida concerning the identification and control of chilli thrips in Texas.
Gaye is entertaining speaker and avid writer of more than 300 articles that have been published in local, state, national and international magazines and newspapers. She has co-authored a peer-reviewed journal article published in the textbook, Floriculture & Ornamental Biotechnology and chapters in books The Sustainable Rose Garden and Gulf Coast Gardening. Her photography has appeared on the cover of HortScience (December 2010) and she was awarded the cover story for Parks & Recreation Magazine’s September 2011 issue.