Tue Dec 4 @ 11:30 AM Planning Meeting

It’s that time of year again, to get together and plan rosy events for next year.  Bring your ideas to the Planning Meeting.  Your input is important!  What topics would you like to see covered at meetings?  Any special speakers?  Where would you like MLRS to go on field trip?  And other suggestions to help us keep growing.  All Members welcome.

Planning Meeting held Tue Dec 4 @ 11:30 AM in Room 3, Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson.

Special Event:  Sun Dec 9 @ 12noon

Annual Christmas Party & Installation of Officers

Tis the season!  Join us for our Annual Christmas Party and Installation of Officers for 2019.  Steve and Susie Jones are hosting again this year, and it is always a good time filled with good food and fun.  The Jones will be providing ham and turkey.  Members bring side-dish or dessert.  Spouse/guests welcome.

The new officers for 2019 will be installed:  President RayMona Cunha, Vice President Sharon Wade, Secretary Chrisie Common, Treasurer Juliene Hiatt, Past Presidents Martin & Beverly Hopper, Member at Large Rosemary Bane, Nancy Horst-Jones and Kathy Pifari.

Besides the yummy lunch and Installation ceremony, MLRS will have a collection for the Interfaith Food Bank.

Please RSVP by Dec 3 with how many and what you will bring, to Susie Jones 209-245-3355 or email suejones54@aol.com



The Mother Lode Rose Society meets at Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson CA.  Meeting is free and all welcome to attend.


 Year in Review:  Annual Rose Festival “Wild West Roses”

Howdy pardner!  This year’s theme for the Annual Rose Festival Sep 22 – 23, 2018 was Wild West Roses, and we had a rootin’ tootin’ good time.   Hundreds of roses, arrangements, rosy photography, rose crafts and rose art was on display. Here’s a slideshow of some of the rosy fun.  Yeehaw!

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Lookie here.  Just rounded up, complete list of winners.


The Mother Lode Rose Society is a friendly group!  Join us to learn more about rose growing in our neck of the woods.

Be a Garden Angel – next workday Fri  @ 9 AM

Join in the fun and help make Amador a more beautiful place.  Mother Lode Rose Society garden workdays (no more than two hours) weather permitting at 9:00 AM. Amador Senior Center Rose Garden.  No experience needed, all welcome. Bring gloves & clippers.

Mother Lode Rose Society membership for 2018 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.