San Fernando Valley Rose Society


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.

January, 2018 – Rose pruning, sites to be announced.
February 10, 2018 – Malcolm Shrimplin, President of the North American Clivia Society –¬† Photos
March 10, 2018 РHetty Shertleff demonstrated  rose/flower arranging.  Photos
April 14 – Second Annual Rose Exhibiton
May 12 – Andy Lopez, “The Invisible Gardener,” will speak about Organic Gardening. Andy is the author of several books and has a radio talk show.
June 10 – Burling Leong demonstrated chip budding, a style of propagating.
July and August – no meetings.
September 8 – Guest speaker Christian Bedard, distinguished hybridizer for Weeks Roses. Topic: What is new with Weeks and the rose world.
October 13 – Annual Rose Auction & Potluck.
November 9 – Guest speaker Tom Perkins, representative for Flexrake. Tom spoke about soil amendment and brought Flex Rake tools.
Julia Child rose

December 8 – Society Holiday Party.

Additional Activities