Lake Superior Rose Society



2023 Lake Superior Rose Society Calendar

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

(Currently via Zoom, unless otherwise indicated) 

January       No Meeting in January

February 15  Annual Winter Banquet-5 to 8 p.m Black Woods Grill, 2525 London Rd, Duluth  

  • Reminder: Memberships due: $15 individual, $20 family.  Payable to  Margaret Anderson, Treasurer
March 15   'Basic Rose Care 1' presentation via Zoom
  •  Place your fertilizer orders with Mary Tennis
  •  North Central Dist. Spring Mtg: March 24 to noon March 26 at Wintergreen Resort/ Conf Ctr, WI Dells 
  •  Memberships due: $15-individual, $20 per family,  payable with form to Margaret Anderson, Treasurer
April 19   'Basic Rose Care 11' presentation via Zoom  
  •  Week of April 17: Distribution of Roses ordered in 2022 and Fertilizer ordered in March 2023 - distribution and pick up, 110 42nd Ave W, Duluth  11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  •  Raise the Roses at Leif Erikson Rose Garden - dates/times TBA by City Park Mtc Dept.

May 17  'Grooming Your Roses: To Show or Give Away' Interactive demo by Margaret Anderson, at Billings Park Community Center. in Superior, WI.  Members participate, critique and take home roses. Come early for social time and dinner compliments of LSRS. 

  •  Annual Rose Order Meeting - bareroot roses, via Zoom (Date and time TBA)  for paid LSRS members, to arrive April 2024
May 27    DGFS Plant Sale  8:00 to 10:00 a.m.  Donate plants to sell and/or help with sales if available 

June No Meeting in June

  •  Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden-Prune roses.  Dates/times TBA by City Park Mtc

July 15       Rose Fest at Leif Erikson Rose Garden, 1300 London Road, Duluth, 11-2 PM 

July 15    LSRS Annual Rose Show at First Lutheran Church, 1300 London Road Duluth, 9-4:30 pm            "Remembering with Roses"  Entries open to members and non-members alike 9:30 11:30a.m.                              Open to the public 1-4:30 pm.

  •   Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden- Prune roses.  9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tues & Thurs

August   No meeting   Member garden tours may be arranged, TBA 

  •         Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden- Prune roses.  9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tues & Thurs
  •   September 20:  'Leif Erikson Rose Garden Newest Additions and Updates' by Mary Tennis 
      Meet at Leif Erikson Rose Garden at 6:00 p.m. for this unique program!  Meeting to follow at Blackwoods Restaurant on London Road.  Please plan to have a meal to avoid room rental charges.
  •   Volunteer at Leif Erikson Rose Garden: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tues & Thurs in early September
  •         Send in Roses in Review (RIR) ratings by September 20, 2023 - info at
  •         Volunteer at Leif Erikson Rose Garden: Pull petals in late September

October 18
 'Member Round Table: Review of Growing Roses/Gardening 
  • Volunteer Activity at Leif Erikson Rose Garden: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.  Pull petals in early October
  •  Volunteer Activity at Leif Erikson Rose Garden: Join the City Park Maintenance crew at Leif Erikson Rose Garden to tip (winter protect) the roses. Stay an hour or a day. Dates/times TBA . Come to watch/learn/help!

      Last updated 8.3.23                     


Notification of weather cancellations is by Text or 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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