Lake Superior Rose Society



Wed. 3/17 6:00 PM LSRS Fertilizer Order deadline

Order your fertilizer by this date.

Price: $22 for paid members

$25 for non-members

Bags are 25 pounds each

Pick up at City Warehouse 3rd week of April (same day as Rose distribution

6:30 PM March LSRS Meeting

Meet via Zoom.

Wed. 5/19 6:30 PM May LSRS Meeting

LSRS Meeting.

Sat. 7/10 11:00 AM Rose Fest Learn to grow Roses in our climate! Short Classes inlude Leif Erikson Rose Garden Tour, Summer Care of Roses, Rose Arranging for Beginners, Tour of new Hardy & Disease-Resistant Rose Beds, Pruning Roses, Kids' Treasure Hunt with prizes, and Q &a... more
Wed. 7/14 6:30 PM LSRS Rose Order Meeting 6:30 p.m. Location TBA Paid LSRS member may order roses at wholesale cost for April 2022 delivery. Select your roses at this meeting. Members may combine orders to reach the minimum 5 plants per variety. Payment is made at the meeting if in person, and immediately by mai... more
Wed. 9/15 6:30 PM September LSRS Meeting

Regular Rose Society Meeting

Rate your roses for Roses in Review

Member Reports on their own rose performance

Report on Leif Erikson Rose Garden performance

Tue. 10/5 1:00 PM Pull Petals at Leif Erikson Rose Garden

Tidy the garden, remove spent petals

Tue. 10/12 9:00 AM Cut roses for the Public at Leif Erikson Rose Garden

Working ahead of the city garden maintenance crew, members cut roses and give them to the public.

Wed. 10/20 6:30 PM October LSRS Meeting

Regular October LSRS Meeting

Order Roses for 2022 arrival

Sat. 10/23 9:00 AM Tip Roses at Rose Garden 9 a.m. to noon Learn the Minnesota Tip method of protecting tender roses Help tip the tender roses at the garden; a rose tipped is a rose saved! Teach new growers this method to use in their own gardens Work will continue beyond noon; come for any portion of the... more
Thu. 2/17 5:00 PM 2022 Winter Banquet

Annual Winter Banquet – Black Woods Grill, Lake View Room, 2525 London Rd, Duluth, MN

Thu. 3/17 6:30 PM Rose Society Meeting via Zoom

“Lyndale Park Garden” – presentation by Andrew Gawboy 

Order Fertilizer for April 2022 delivery

Wed. 4/20 6:30 PM Rose Society Meeting via Zoom

Presentation: Jim Beardsley on Chemical Safety in the Rose Garden: clear, practical information on using products safely in the garden.

Wed. 5/18 6:30 PM Rose Society Meeting Billings Park Comm. Ctr

“Drying Roses & Preservation Techniques” Interactive Demo - by Carol Borich and Margaret Anderson,

along with Tips on Creating Dried Rose Arrangements, Superior, WI at Billings Park Comm Ctr

Sat. 7/9 11:00 AM ROSE FEST

– RoseFest at Leif Erikson Rose Garden, 1300 London Rd, Duluth, MN

Sun. 7/10 10:00 AM ROSE SHOW LSRS Annual Rose Show “Dreams of Roses” at Billings Park Community Center, Superior, WI Enter your roses from 10:00 a.m. until Noon Roses are judged from Noon until 1:30 p.m. The Rose Show opens to the public at 1:30 p.m. Awards are p... more
Wed. 9/21 6:30 PM Rose Society meeting (via Zoom)

“Beneficial Insects for your Garden” – presentation by Baldo Villegas (via Zoom

Thu. 9/29 12:30 PM Pull Petals: Tidy the Rose Garden

Join Lake Superior Rose Society members as we pull spent petals from the roses at hte Leif Erikson Rose Garden.  Note the new time!

Wed. 10/19 6:30 PM Rose Society Meeting (via Zoom) Presentation by Dr. David Zlesak – Topic Roses! (via Zoom) Meeting to follow presentation: At this meeting we will seek officers for 2023. Currently the Society is operating without a secretary, and one is sought for 2023. Take meeting notes... more
Sat. 10/22 12:30 PM Tip the Roses at Leif Erikson Rose Garden

Protect Duluth's Rose Garden's tender roses from winter cold.

Dress for the weather with boots and gloves.  Stay an hour or all three.

Learn the Minnesota Tip method of protecting roses

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