The Rose Society of Greater St. Louis activities

For 2024, unless indicated otherwise below, our regular meetings will be held from 2-4 pm on Sundays at the Commerce Bank Center for Science Education (CBEC) building at 4651 Shaw Blvd (only 3 blocks west of the MO Botanical Garden main campus on the North side of Shaw at South Kingshighway Blvd - click link below) in classrooms 126-127. There is ample parking directly in the lot with close/easy access to the building. Location is directly north and across Shaw from O'Connell's Pub. 

CBEC Location

Visitors and new members are always welcome.

2024 Calendar of Events


 January 21 CBEC New Roses for 2024 (Diane Brueckman)
February 18 CBEC ARS Program on Soils (Kevin Rogers)
 March 17 CBEC ARS Program on Fertilizer (Kevin Rogers)
 April 21- Tentative date Campbell House Museum  in downtown St Louis Hands-on Rose Pruning at the Campbell House Rose Garden
 May 19 Gordon F. Moore Park, Alton, IL Tour of the Nan Elliot Memorial Rose Garden
Tent: picnic to follow (2-5pm)
June 16 CBEC  Rose Arrangement class (Ed Yesan)
July 21 CBEC - Rm 119 Tent: Summer rose care and members bring in Rose Arrangements for critique (Ed Yesan)
August 18 CBEC - Rm 119 Preparing your roses for the rose show (local ARS judges Mike & Lisa McDonald)
September 15 CBEC What Rose Judges look for in show roses (Mike & Lisa McDonald)
September 30  MO Bot Garden St Louis 1 day Rose Show
October 20 CBEC Enjoying the blooms but preparing your roses for winter
Novemeber None scheduled No meeting: prepare/winterize your rose beds orTent: Companion plants for Rose Gardens and/or
December 7 - tentative Meeting at Campbell House 9 am-11am Winterize the Campbell House Roses
December None scheduled No meeting. Happy Holidays! Consider placing orders for next spring

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