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.)

  • Vendors

    Here are some helpful rose vendors, nurseries and related links.

    A Reverence for RosesNursery in Hernando, FL features own-root Heritage, Modern and Species roses.
    ARBICO OrganicsOrganic pest, disease and nematode control products, beneficial insects.
    Angel Gardens Organic Rose NurseryOffers over 1000 Varieties of Antique and Modern Landscape Roses grown on their own roots using no chemical fertilizers or insecticides (Totally 100% Organic). Each order comes with a booklet of information on how-to-grow roses organically.
    Beaty FertilizerHome of Mills Magic Rose Mix.
    Cool RosesModern, Miniature and OGR roses on Fortuniana. Local Lake Worth nursery, open by appointment only (10% discount for GPBRS members). Geoff 561-310-8508.
    David Austin Roses USAUSA online home of David Austin English Roses. Has a great Handbook of English Roses.
    Foxview RosesHard to find own-root roses. Located in South Florida. (10% discount for GPBRS members.
    Garden Roses, LLCOut of patent, own root roses. Nate Fisher. Located in Emmaus, PA.
    Griffith Buck RosesGriffith J. Buck was a professor and a horticulturist at Iowa State University and created over 80 named cultivars, all of which are capable of withstanding temperatures of -20 °F and need no pesticides or fungicides to thrive.
    Heirloom RosesOne of the largest online sources of own-root roses in the US.
    Jim’s Purely Organic FertilizerJim Young’s Organic fertilizer for the everyday gardener. South Carolina – amazing results on roses. Rose Society members throughout the USA use the product.
    K & M Nursery, Buckatunna, MSOffers an extensive variety of Fortuniana grafted roses. Upon request, can provide custom grafting. Select varieties are available on their own roots. Owner, James Mills, educates and serves both the amateur rose gardener and the master exhibitionist for over 30 years. Orders submitted via email.
    Living Color Garden CenterFt. Lauderdale Garden Center offers 5 acres of plants and roses, outdoor seating, garden supplies and accessories to beautify your home and garden.
    Nelson’s Florida Roses, Winter Garden, FLSells roses on Fortuniana rootstock. While Nelson’s is a wholesale vendor, they sometimes open to the public for retail sales. Check the “Contact” page on their website for details. Call ahead to verify the schedule before making the trip to Winter Garden, FL.
    Nelson’s Southern Roses – ShippingSells and SHIPS roses on Fortuniana rootstock via website. Nelson’s Southern is the webstore and public sales ‘arm’ of Nelson’s Florida Roses. Order online at:
    Rose Petal NurseryNursery in Newberry, FL specializing in potted or in bands Heritage Roses including Old Garden Roses, Antique Roses, Species Roses and “Found Roses”. The RPN collection is extensive and includes many roses which are not in commerce.
    Stone’s Rose GardeningInstallation and maintenance of rose gardens in south Florida. Located in Davie, FL. Facebook: or Instagram:
    White Trail Flower FarmFamily-owned flower farm, nursery and event center in Jupiter, FL. Fields and gardens open to visitors Wednesday to Sunday each week during season. David Austin’s and Hybrid Teas. Visit the website for more info.

    Legal Disclaimer: The information about providers and services contained on this website does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Greater Palm Beach Rose Society. It is your responsibility to verify providers and services.