Contra Costa Rose Society

(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 you.

2018 Schedule of Meetings:

Monday, January 22  "The Cultivation of Miniature Roses"

     Speaker:  Rose Gilardi

Monday, February 26  "Paradise in Shropshire - David Austin's Gardens and Roses"

     Speaker: Barbara Wilson

Monday, 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.


Monday, June 25                              

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"
"Integrated 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