2017 Programs

The Mother Lode Rose Society has an educational and entertaining line-up of speakers and programs for 2017.  For quick reference, here’s list of speakers/programs for this year.  For complete program description, click program title or see pages for each individual month under Programs.


Jan 3, 2017:   Favorite Roses of the Mother Lode.  Presented by Mother Lode Rose Society members Chrisie Common, Elsina Dean, Penny Dominici, Michael Daugherty, Hilde Langlet and Barbara Fletcher.

Feb. 7, 2017:  Prune-olgy 101.  How to prune roses demonstrated by Patrick Marshall, Elsina Dean, Barbara Fletcher and Beverly Rose Hopper

Mar. 7, 2017:  Hit Me with Your Best Shot – Garden Photography by Ellie Longanecker

Apr. 4, 2017:  World Peace Rose Gardens by T.J. David

May 2, 2017:  Rose Propagation by Kim David

Jun 6, 2017:  Plymouth Pioneer Cemetery Heritage Roses by Beverly Rose Hopper

Jul 11, 2017: Member’s Roundtable

Aug. 1, 2017: Organic Gardening by Steve Zien

Sep. 5, 2017:  Getting Ready for Rose Show by Rosemary Sawyer

Oct. 3, 2017:  Bulbs for the Garden, by Bill Welch the Bulb Barron

Nov., 7, 2017:  Rose Societies Staying Relevant in Social Media Age, a Voice Over Internet Protocol program by Chris VanCleave aka the Redneck Rosarian,


General Membership Meetings and Programs our held at 1:30 PM in the Auditorium at the Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson.

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