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.
Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month except for January, May, and July at the Garden Club of Jacksonville, 1005 Riverside Avenue. Our next regular meeting at the Garden Club will be on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. The featured speaker will be Dan Mills, a Master Rosarian from North Central Florida, who will discuss how we can apply some of the latest developments in soil science to growing better roses in our gardens and landscapes.
ARS President to speak at Home and Patio Show
Patricia Shanley of Long Island, New York, President of the American Rose Society, will be the featured speaker at the Jacksonville Home and Patio Show, 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 4, 2015. She will explain American Garden Rose Selections, the American rose industry's new garden trial program to identify sustainable new rose varieties that thrive in the different regions of the country.