Our March 9th meeting will be Al Whitcomb from Brooksville. He will describe the process of hybridizing in detail. He has prepared a wonderful, providing beautiful photos of each step involved in the process of bringing to life a brand new rose. Please join us!! Refreshments served after the program.
The Gainesville Rose Society, founded in September 1964, serves Gainesville, Alachua County, and surrounding counties for information, education, and promotion of our National Flower, The Rose. We exist to encourage and assist all persons interested in rose growing as a hobby. Anyone interested in growing or exhibiting roses is invited to become a member. We are one of nearly 400 societies nationwide, and our society affiliated with the American Rose Society in 1965. Our annual membership dues are $15. Individual or $20. Family.
The Gainesville Rose Society (GRS) meets at 2:00 pm on the second Sunday of each month, September through April, at Celebration Methodist Church, 9501 SW Archer Road (turn in at the Y for parking). The December meeting is our Annual Holiday Party. In May we celebrate the end of the operating year at our Annual Picnic, date and location to be determined. June is the Ice Cream Social and the installation of the new officers.