Fri., Mar. 24 @ 10 AM:  Garden Workday. Come help fertilize the roses! Amador Senior Center Rose Garden.  All welcome. Learn rose tips while helping to make the community a more beautiful place. Join the fun by becoming a Mother Lode Rose Society Rose Bud!

Next Meeting:  Tue., Apr. 4 @ 1:30 PM

Topic:  International World Peace Rose Gardens by TJ David

Bonus:  MLRS Member’s Minute by Dorothy Wall on the “Scoop on Poop”
TJ David and Sylvia Villalobos at World Peace Rose Garden, Sacramento Capitol

We are delighted to have the Co-Founder of the International World Peace Rose Gardens, TJ David, as our featured speaker on April 4th.  The gardens designed and developed by TJ David, have locations in Sacramento, Pacific Palisades, Atlanta, Italy, Mexico City, China and the newest addition, the University Park World Peace Rose Garden in Stockton. TJ along with his co-founder Sylvia Villalobos, have created this gardens to represent beautiful places of peace, love and inspiration for people of all nations, cultures and religions.

University Park World Peace Rose Garden, Stockton

TJ will be sharing with us the story of the World Peace Rose Gardens, as a wonderful prelude to our field trip on April 15th to the University Park World Peace Rose Garden in Stockton. See Field Trip page for details.




Special Bonus:  The Member’s Minute for April will be Dorothy Wall talking about her favorite soil amendment, horse manure, in segment  “The Scoop About Poop.”

The Mother Lode Rose Society meets Tuesday April 4 at 1:30 PM, Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson CA. Meeting free and open to the public. For more info on our April program, see April 2017 Program page.

Annual Rose Auction breaks MLRS record, raises $2352.  Thank you to our generous sponsors at Weeks and Star Roses, and thank you to all our generous bidders.

Save the Date:  Annual Rose Festival & Show – new date Sep 30/Oct 1

At our January meeting, a panel of MLRS members shared some of their favorite roses for the Mother Lode.  For rose list and where available for purchase online, click here Where to Buy.

Mother Lode Rose Society membership for 2017 only $20 individual or $25 per family.  Renewing ASAP insures you will be included in the MLRS Directory.  Make checks payable to MLRS and send to Mother Lode Rose Society, PO Box 7, Plymouth, CA 95669. For membership and renewal forms, see Membership page or click here.


ARS logoJoin the American Rose Society.  Members receive “The American Rose” magazine, the handy reference “Handbook for Selecting Roses” and other valuable resources.  See www.rose.org for more info