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Lake Superior Rose Society


2018 At-a-Glance: our Annual Calendar 

2018 Lake Superior Rose Society Calendar

Meetings are at 6:30 pm 3rd Wednesday of January, March, April, May, September & October, Valentini's, 1400 London Road, Duluth, MN unless otherwise advised, Dinner at 5:30 pm      

January 24     23rd Annual Holiday Dinner at BlackWoods Restaurant, 2525 London Road.  Social hour 5:00 pm; Dinner service 6:00 pm

  •   Memberships due: $15 individual, $20 family.  Payable to Jean Roi, Treasurer
  •   Installation of new officers
  •   North Central District March Spring Meeting info: Wisconsin Dells, March 16-17, 2018                              

February        No meeting

 March 21       Program: "My Favorite Hardy Roses," by Margaret Anderson

  • Fertilizer orders placed
  • Memberships due: $15 individual, $20 family.  Payable to Jean Roi, Treasurer
  • North Central District March Spring Meeting report
April 18     Program: Order Roses from Weeks Roses, to arrive in 2019

  • Distribution of Bailey's 2018 rose order and Fertilizer available for pickup, City Warehse, April 18, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m
  • Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden "Raise the Roses" Sat. April 28: 9 - Noon 

May 17 Program: "The Cutting Edge in Hardy Landscape Roses" by Julie Overom

  •   Plant and Seed swap at the May meeting: Bring Some, Take Some
  •   Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden--Prune the Roses-Thursday May 17, 3-6 pm         

June No Meeting in June

  •   Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden--deadheading Mondays 1-3 pm starting late June

July 13           Rose Show Set-up at Valentini's: 5-9 pm: fill vases, arrange tables, early flower entries  

July 14           Rose Show at Valentini's & Rose Fest at Leif Erikson Rose Garden, London Road, Duluth

  •   Rose Fest:  10:00 to Noon. Includes Rose Garden Tours, Q & A Booth, Demonstrations
  •   Rose Show Schedule: Entries: 7:00-10:00.  Judging: 10:00-12:00.  Open to Public: 12:00-3:00.                        Tear Down: 3:00-4:00
  •   Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden--deadheading Monday afternoons, tentative 

August            No August meeting

  •   Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden--deadheading Monday afternoons, tentative
September 20 Program: "Fragrance in Roses" by Lois Ann Helgeson

  •    Roses in Review: complete rating of listed roses observed
  •    Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden--deadheading Monday afternoons, tentative      
October 18    Program:  "Round Table Reports on Garden Rose Performance" by LSRS members

  •   Event reports by LSRS members
  •   Consulting Rosarian Spot by Kathy Ahlgren: New Methods of Growing Roses and Basic Principles of Garden Design
  •   LERG update
  •   Election of 2019 officers
  •   Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden--"Tip the Roses"  Dates and times TBA 


      Last updated 5.9.2018                     


Notification of weather cancellations is by Calling Tree.  If seriously inclement weather threatens, check this site for last-minute cancellation news.  

Rose Garden work is not cancelled for light or moderate rain.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Apr 28 at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday, May 1 at 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, May 16 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday, Jul 13 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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