Welcome to the official website of the
West Jersey Rose Society

Guests are always welcome!

  The society meets the third Wednesday of the month,
except January and July.
Meetings start at 7:00 pm and are held at Medford Leas
off Route 70 in Medford, New Jersey.

September 2015 Monthly Meeting
7 pm, Wednesday September 16, 2015
“In-House Rose Show”

ALL members are invited to bring your roses to show and share. We will have containers available for minis and mini floras. For the standard roses, bring water, soda bottles or other vases. Remember to note the name and class of each rose you bring! Ribbons will be awarded for the following classes:

1. Standard-Hybrid Tea- a) exhibition bloom and b) open bloom
2. Floribunda- a) exhibition bloom and b) open bloom
3. Miniflora-exhibition bloom
4. Mini- exhibition bloom
5. Shrubs single or spray-exhibition bloom and
6. Old Garden Roses- exhibition bloom appropriate for the class
7. Any rose bloom that does not fit in one of the classes above
8. Judges entries

All “best blue ribbons” in each class will get a take home prize.
Judging will be by our WJRS Certified Horticultural Judges

Please Note:
Our October Meeting will be on Saturday, October 10 from 1 pm to 3 pm with a special speaker and topic: “Rose Hips—Beneficial Uses For Health and Beauty—Some Facts and Precautions”

62nd Annual West Jersey Rose Society
 Rose Show

2012 WJRS Queen of Show - Gemini, grown by Ken Borrmann
photo by Tom Mayhew

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Another Successful Show! Click here for Show Results

Thank you to all our wonderful volunteers and visitors
for a beautiful day to remember!

  Autumn is almost here!

Make a list and do all your shopping from home using the Amazon link on the left side of this page. There is no additional cost to you and a percentage of your purchases will benefit the West Jersey Rose Society!
Contact rosarian@wjrs.org for assistance


A Tetanus Booster should be scheduled preferably every 5 years or at the most every 10 years.
While working in the soil you can contract a bacteria and the symptoms can be quite painful.
So, schedule yourself for a booster and be safe


Playgirl - Floribunda Rose
Best of Show Photo, Penn-Jersey District March 7, 2015.
Tom Mayhew, WJRS Master Consulting Rosarian

Want to know how we grow such amazing roses? Read some of the informative articles contributed by our members on our Grow Beautiful Roses page.

“Photographing Roses”

Many of the books and rose care products recommended are available from Amazon.com. Order through the Amazon links on the left side our web pages and you will support the WJRS at no additional cost to you. if you need assistance using these links, contact rosarian@wjrs.org.

THANK YOU  to Our Sponsors:


West Jersey Rose Society Goals:

  • Foster the education of the people of Western New Jersey on the selection, growing, propagation and culture of roses.
  • Promote the development of private and public gardens of all types throughout the area.
  • Emphasize the use of roses within gardens.


Last update: September 12, 2015

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