"It will never rain roses. When we want more roses, we must plant more roses"
   --George Eliot




"I don't know whether nice people tend to grow roses or growing roses makes people nice"
  ---Roland A. Beowne





The SFVRS meets on the second Saturday of the month at the Robert M. Wilkinson MPC, 10 am to noon. The Wilkinson Multipurpose Center is at 8956 Vanalden Ave., Northridge, CA 91324. [Map]

Guests can attend free before deciding to join. Let the greeter know you are a guest.


Note: Meeting dates, topics, and speakers are subject to change. Check this space for updates.


February 11, 2017 - Steve Bening, the Southwest Territory Manager for Star Roses - Photos
March 11, 2017 - Loren Zeldin and David Bassani spoke - Photos
April 8, 2017 - The San Fernando Valley Rose Society presents "A Rose Exhibition."   Photos 
May 20, 2017 - Tea at Bonnie & Marie's, noon - 3:00 PM.
June 10, 2017 - SFVRS Annual Rose Auction & Potluck with a live rose auction, a silent auction, and a plant sale. - Photos
July, August, 2017 - no meeting
September 9, 2017 - Tom Cooney - Power Point presentation on growning roses. - Photos
October 14, 2017 - Paul Van der Werf presented the newest information about vermicomposting. - Photos

November 11, 2017 - Carol, representing Armstrong Garden Center in Sherman Oaks. Carol will introduce our members to Armstrong Garden Center and all that they have to offer in the way of plants, products, and services.

December, 2017 - Holiday party.

January, 2018 - Rose pruning, sites to be announced.

February 10, 2018 - Tom Perkins will speak about amending our soil and Flex Rake products.

March 10, 2018 - Hetty Shertleff will demonstrate rose/flower arranging

April 14, 2018 - - Annual Rose event to be announced.

May, 2018 - To be announced.

Additional Activities

Please contact hiptalk@sfvroses.org for more information.