Upcoming Events 

FREE ROSE EVENTS IN SACRAMENTO DURING MARCH AND APRIL 2015. 

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway at the intersection of 10th street and Broadway in Sacramento. Parking is available in the parking lot across the street.

 

March 28 - Early Bloom in the Rose Garden" tour inThe Sacramento Historic Rose Garden at 10 a.m., featuring the roses that are first to unfurl in the spring. Roses expected to be near or at peak bloom include six different R. banksiae hybrids. some of which clamber a great height up trees, and a variety of Teas and Chinas.

 

April 18 -  Open Garden on April  celebrating a collection of nearly heritage roses, many of which have been found at historic sites throughout Northern California and beyond.  The event will be held from 930-2, and will include a sale of over 500 of these roses in one-gallon and larger containers.  This is largest and most diverse offering ever .  The day will also include sale and silent auction of rose-related merchandise, tours of the garden and the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery (recently placed on the National Registry of Historic Landmarks), and a chance to enjoy cemetery gardens in the company of fellow rose lovers.   

 

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April 25- Romance & Roses Docents in Victorian costume will tell stories of the roses in the garden and the many ways that they have represented love throughout the ages. leading visitors under and through towering rose bushes and rose-covered archways,  The event will begin at 6:30 pm.

 

May 4  - Deadheading at Dusk" will commence at 6 pm on May 4th and continue on the first Monday evening of the month through September.  Participants will remove spent rose blossoms and enjoy a private evening as twilight descends on the beautiful, historic Victorian garden cemetery.  

American Rose Center Hands on Pruning Demonstration 

Saturday, February 28, 2015

8877 Jefferson Paige Road in Shreveport, LA

 

Come to the Heritage Habitat Garden at the American Rose Center in Shreveport, LA to learn about pruning heritage roses, climbers, and ramblers.  The day starts at 9am in the Klima Center where Dr. Allen Owings of LSU will conduct an presentation on the overview of pruning. Immediately following this demonstration, Stephen Scanniello, President of the Heritage Rose Foundation and Curator for the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden at the New York Botanic Garden will lead a "hands-on" pruning class in the Heritage Habitat Rose Garden. We look forward to having you join us, this event is free, however a $5 donation requested to cover the cost of lunch that will be served in the Klima Center. 

 

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Hollywood Cemetery Rose Volunteer Day

Saturday, March 21, 2015, 10am, rain or shine

412 S. Cherry Street, Richmond, VA 23220

 

Connie Hilker invites all HRF members and friends to join the 3rd Annual gathering of volunteers to do pruning, maintenance,  and renovation of the 100+ historic roses in Hollywood Cemetery.  Event is free, but registration is required.  Contact Nancy Shepherd [Nshepherd@hollywoodcemetery.org] or call the cemetery office (804-648-8501) to sign up. No rose experience is necessary. Bring gloves, pruners, loppers and pruning saw if you have them, and don’t forget your smiling faces ... lunch is provided.

 

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Jacksonville AGRS(TM) Festival of Roses  March 28-April 25 (weekends)

 

HRF board member Gene Wearing invites all to come visit.

 

More detail to come

Harlem Rose District Pruning

Saturday, April 11, 2015

 

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Annual Briarwood Picnic

Saturday, April 11, 2015

 

Bud Willis invites all HRF members and guests to the picnic in the Caroline Dorman Nature Preserve. 

 

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ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2015

 

Antique Rose Emporium Rose Festival

November 6-8, 2015

 

Details to come

RoseDango

Saturday, May 2, 2015

 

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ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2016

 

"Heritage Roses: Education, Restoration, and Preservation"

 

The Huntington

October 1-2, 2016

 

Details to come

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