2018 Event Archives
No WJRS Meeting in January
Wednesday February 21, WJRS February Meeting,
“Benefits of Companion Plants in Your Rose Garden: Three Rose Gardens Featuring Perrenials and Annuals for Year-round Bloom” Iliana Okum
Wednesday March 21, WJRS March Meeting, “Planning for the June Rose Show Begins Now.” Learn the tricks and strategies used by experienced exhibitors for CHALLENGE CLASSES - Canceled due to snow!
Wednesday April 18, 2018, WJRS April Meeting
“Colorful Plants that Attract Pollinators Into the Rose Garden”
Presentation by Jeannie Geremia, Vice President of State Garden Clubs of New Jersey, Chair of the Wildlife Habitat Committee
WJRS Meeting May 16, 2018
“Enjoying Fragrant Roses and Highlights of the Rudolph van der Goot Rose Garden” Presentation by Shauna Claire Moore, Garden Manager
June, 2018 - no meeting (see Rose Show, below)
WJRS Annual Rose Show, Saturday, June 2, 2018, Moorestown Mall
WJRS Meeting July, 2018 - no meeting
WJRS Annual Awards Picnic –Fun with the Whole Family - June 30 at Terry and Frank Palise home.
WJRS Meeting September 19, 2018 - Master Gardener Mike Haberland spoke about water conservation, mulching and use of rain barrels in the garden.
SATURDAY, September 29, RUDOLPH VAN DER GOOT ROSE GARDEN - private visit for WJRS members and friends, contact Iliana Okum, 609 731 8309, or Judy Goss 540 226 0383, for more information
WJRS Meeting October 17, 2018 - “Challenges in the Fall Rose Garden--What Rose Should Stay and What Should Go” Diane Wilkerson, Master Rosarian, Horticulture Judge, and ARS Roses in Review Chair, talked about Roses in Review and various rose Performance Ratings. She discussed which roses do well in our area and we enjoyed member roses at our In-House Rose Show
WJRS Meeting November 21, 2018 - STAR ROSES—Regional Representative David Alm of STAR ROSES introduced us to the New STAR Roses from the Top Hybridizers.
WJRS Annual Holiday Banquet, December 5, 2018 - Cafe Fontana in Maple Shade, 30 E. Main Street, Maple Shade, NJ 08052. Full buffet, raffle baskets, $35/pp