(Please visit this site frequently as meeting topics and
dates are subject to change - last updated 5/14/2018)
The Contra Costa Rose
Society meets on the fourth Monday of each month although there are some exceptions. We are now meeting at
the Pleasant Hill Community Center. All meetings
(except the annual November potluck dinner and Saturday events) start at 7:00 p.m. Alert: We may be changing our
meeting day to Tuesdays during the day. This change will be updated as soon as the webmistress finds out. Thank
Monday, January 22 "The Cultivation of Miniature Roses"
February 26 "Paradise in Shropshire - David Austin's Gardens and Roses"
March 26 "What Are These Mushrooms and What Are They Doing in My Rose Garden?"
Speaker: David Rust
Monday, April 23 "A
Visit to the Chelsea Flower Show of 2016"
Speaker: Barbara Norkus
Tuesday, May 29 - Please note - this meeting is on a Tuesday.
July - TBA
August - TBA
Monday, September - TBA
Monday, October - TBA
Election of CCRS Board Members
November - No Meeting
(Installation of Officers and Board Members)
December - No Meeting - HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
Some topics from
past meetings and field trips:
"Leave the Prickles on the Rose"
"Hand and Gardening Tools from Japan"
"Landscaping with Miniature Roses"
"A Unique Perspective on Heritage Roses"
Pest Management - Healthy Gardening the Less Toxic Way"
"Unusual Herbs for Companion Planting of Roses"
"Easy Roses for a Busy Life"
"Rose Arrangements for the Home"
Tours of San Jose Heritage Rose Garden
in San Jose, and Garden Valley Ranch in Petaluma