Location & Time of General Meetings
- To see what’s coming up for our members, please see the list of upcoming events in the right column of this page.
- Public meetings are held to bring informative speakers on all aspects of growing roses and other gardening techniques, for sharing problems and successes as well as socializing with rosarians from the Huronia area.
- Meetings are held at The Dorian Parker Community Centre, 227 Sunnidale Rd, Barrie ON. (free parking)
- Time of the meeting is 7:00 pm.
2017 Meeting Dates
Tues. April 18 – Topic “Planting a Spring Container”. Speaker – Lynne Melnyk, Certified Judge of Horticulture and Design
Photographic Competition results, plus Preview of 2017 roses bushes for sale.
Tues. July 11 – Program and Rose Show. Entries received – 5:00 – 6:45pm. Program – 7 pm. while show is being judged. Rose Show opens at 8 pm
Tues. Sept. 19 – Topic “Historic Highlights of Roses down the Years”. Speaker -Rene Schmitz, of Palatine Rose Nursery, Niagara. Brochures and many cut roses given away. Awards Night from Rose Show
Tues. Oct. 17 – “Carpet and Knockout Roses”. Speaker Anna Sauve, Master Gardener.
Photo Competition, submit entries.
One special meeting each summer is an evening “Garden Visit” to one of our member’s garden. Members only.
Programs for 2018 — We are always interested in what topics our members would like to have for our programs. Send your ideas to any Board Member or put your topics in the suggestion box at each meeting.
Dorian Parker community Centre, 227 Sunnidale Rd, Barrie
Southshore Community Centre, 205 Lakeshore Drive, Barrie, ON
Site of Millennium Memorial Rose Garden planted and maintained by our members
Barrie Farmer’s Market, 70 Collier Street, Barrie, ON
Orillia Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market, 4500 Fairgrounds Road, Orillia, ON