Lake Superior Rose Society



2022 Lake Superior Rose Society Calendar

Meetings are at 6:30 pm 3rd Wednesday of January or February, March, April, May, September & October, 

January       No Meeting in January

February 16  Annual Winter Banquet-5 to 8 p.m Black Woods Grill, 2525 London Rd, Duluth  

  •   Reminder: Memberships due: $15 individual, $20 family.  Payable to Carol Borich, Treasurer
  •   North Central District Spring Meeting: March 18th - 20th at Wintergreen Resort & Conf Ctr, WI Dells 
March 16   'Lyndale Park Garden" presentation by Andrew Gawboy (via Zoom)
  •  Place your fertilizer orders to Carol Borich
  •  Memberships due; $15-individual, $20 per family,  payable with form to Carol Borich, Treasurer 
April 20  'Chemical Safety for the Gardener' presentation by Jim Beardsley (via Zoom)  
  •  Week of April 18, Date TBA, 11:00 to 2:00 pm: Rose order distribution at 110 42nd Ave W Duluth
  •  Fertilizer distribution ---same as Rose order distribution above.
  • April 23, 9 am to noon. Volunteer at Leif Erikson Rose Garden: Raise the roses.

May 18  'Drying Roses & Preservation Techniques' Interactive Demo by Carol Borich & Margaret Anderson, including Tips on Creating Dried Rose Arrangements, Superior, WI at Billings Park Comm Ctr.     Materials are supplied to members; take your work home.      

June No Meeting in June

  •   Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden--TBA

July 9         Rose Fest at Leif Erikson Rose Garden, 11-2 PM 

July 10    Rose Show at Billings Park Civic Center, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Entries at 10:00 a.m. Open to             members and non-members alike.  3903 North 18th St, Superior, WI 

August   No meeting   Member garden tours to be arranged 

  •  Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden-TBA

September 21   '
Beneficial Insects for your Garden'  presentation by Baldo Villegas (via Zoom)  
  •   Brief member reports on roses in their gardens
  •  Send in Roses in Review (RIR) ratings by September 25, 2022 - find info in the June/July ARS issue
  •   Volunteer at Leif Erikson Rose Garden: Pull petals Sept 29, 12:30 to 2:30.

October 19
    'Rose Presentation
 by Dr. David Zlesak'   Topic TBA (via Zoom)
  • Sat., Oct. 22: 9 AM to Noon: Volunteer Activity at Leif Erikson Rose Garden:  Tip (winter protect) roses. 
  • Tues., Oct 25: 9 AM to 3 PM: Join the City Park Maintenance crew at Leif Erikson Rose Garden to tip (winter protect) the roses. Stay an hour or a day.  Come to watch/learn/help!

      Last updated 9.27.22                     


Notification of weather cancellations is by Calling Tree.  If seriously inclement weather threatens, check this site for last-minute cancellation news.  

Rose Garden work is not cancelled for light or moderate rain.

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