Society Meetings: 7:30 pm on fourth Mondays (except summer or holidays), Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach OR online via Zoom. (Zoom link emailed to members before meetings.)

Upcoming Programs and Events

  • May 20, 2024 - GPBRS Meeting at Mounts Botanical Garden, 7:30 pm. Program: “Ask the Experts!” with ARS Master and Consulting Rosarians. Bring your questions!

  • July 2, 2024 - Public Rose Seminar by GPBRS at the West Boynton Beach Public Library. 2:00 pm. Topic: "Growing Roses in Florida" with ARS Consulting Rosarian, Denise Abruzzese.

  • September 23, 2024 - GPBRS Meeting at Mounts Botanical Garden, 7:30 pm. Program: "New Rose Sustainability Trials in South Florida" with Dr. Kimberly Anne Moore, Environmental Horticulturist, Associate Center Director and Professor. UF/IFAS, Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center.

  • October 11-13, 2024 - DEEP SOUTH DISTRICT FALL CONFERENCE & ROSE SHOW - Gainesville, FL. Hosted by the Gainesville and Marion County Rose Societies.

  • October 28, 2024 - GPBRS Meeting at Mounts Botanical Garden, 7:30 pm. Program: “Rose Propagation Class” with ARS Consulting Rosarian, Denise Abruzzese.

  • November 25, 2024 - GPBRS Meeting at Mounts Botanical Garden, 7:30 pm. Program: “Report from the American Rose Society's National Convention in Rhode Island” with ARS Master Consulting Rosarian, Mike Becker.

  • December 5, 2024 - SAVE THE DATE: GPBRS Holiday Party at Mounts Botanical Garden, Time: TBD night. Potluck with main dish provided by GPBRS. (No regular meeting due to holiday.)

  • 2024 Deep South District Fall Convention & Rose Show – Oct 11-13

    The Gainesville Rose Society and Marion County Rose Society, co-hosting together, invite you and your friends to come for this 2024 fall convention. It will not disappoint you with all the programs, rose show, raffle, silent auction, door prizes, wonderful vendors and tours. The Gainesville area offers so much to see and enjoy, so why not plan to come early or stay a few days afterwards to visit some of the sites in and around Gainesville? Click Here to see the Invitation Letter. Registration and Schedule of Events below.

    This will be the 50th Annual Gainesville Rose Society rose show! The show will include 9 District Challenge classes and 2 rotating National Challenge Classes. Show schedules, including Horticulture, Arrangement and Photography, will be ready soon on both the GRS and DSD websites. You will be able to print the schedule and plan accordingly to the classes you would like to enter. There will be a few printed and available at the registration table for those who cannot print them at home. Click Here to see the Full Schedule of Events.

    Friday afternoon will include a learning opportunity for all of us as Bobbie Reed and Stephen Hoy share their knowledge on Photography. You won’t want to miss this. During the rest of the weekend there will be a wide variety of programs including an international pair of speakers who will delight us with highlights about rose activities from Europe and beyond.

    2024 Registration Form DSD FALL RS Convention – Click HERE