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.

Julia Child rose


October 13 at 1:00PM РAnnual Rose Auction & Potluck, Our society will auction off roses (some rare roses) and sell plants. Our Silent Auction will include: books, tools, vases, and all types of garden-related items.  Auction Roses here.

November 9 – guest speaker Tom Perkins, representative for Flexrake. Tom will speak about soil amendment and bring Flex Rake tools.

December – Society Holiday Party.


Additional Activities