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.)

  • American Rose Society Membership

    The American Rose Society gives you a window into the world of roses and the people who grow, hybridize, research, educate, exhibit, photograph and arrange them to enjoy, celebrate and preserve a timeless floral icon.

    If you have an affection for roses, this is the place where it becomes a passion and a lifelong hobby! Join in with your fellow rose enthusiasts to share, learn and grow.

    • Individual Membership an American Rose Society membership with benefits for one person.
    • Associate Membership if the main member of the household is a Lifetime Member; or if you have more than two adults in your household who wish to belong to the ARS, please choose this category of membership. NOTE: Associate Members do not receive the American Rose. If someone is not already a member of the ARS in your household please DO NOT select this membership type. 
    • Lifetime Membership  (US Only) is a Digital Only membership for one person to enjoy the benefits of  ARS membership for their lifetime. Printed copy available for an additional cost. 

    Visit the American Rose Society website to join or renew your ARS membership.

    As a member of the American Rose Society, you’ll receive:

    • Five issues of American Rose magazine, a $50 value. The only magazine devoted exclusively to roses and rose culture, these bi-monthly, 84-page issues feature informative articles and beautiful photography for beginners and experienced rose growers alike. View a free issue online at!
    • One issue of American Rose Annual, a $20 value. The November/December issue of American Rose features 128 pages of the latest in rose research, growing techniques, tips and more, from writers across the country and abroad.
    • The Handbook for Selecting Roses, a $10 value. Every year, rosarians from across the country participate in rating the newest roses. From the thousands of reports, we tabulate the ratings and publish the results in this guide.​
    • Free online access to the Modern Roses database.
    • Free Advice from Consulting Rosarians. ARS Consulting Rosarian program connects members with expert rosarians that provide free assistance with your rose questions.
    • Discounts of up to 20% at merchant partners. ARS Membership Benefit Partner program offers discounts at a number of merchants with new partners being added continuously.
    • Free or reduced garden admissions, a $60 value after just three uses. With the Reciprocal Garden Admission program, members enjoy free or reduced admission to and discounts at hundreds of gardens, conservatories, and arboreta nationwide. Click here to view a list of gardens.
    • A subscription to Better Homes and Gardens magazine. A member benefit from the American Public Gardens Association Gardens & Institutions members. Available to new and renewing members with ARS.