Rose Society Of Tucson News


Become A Member Of The Rose Society of Tucson

Being a member of the Rose Society of Tucson will allow you to tap into extensive information about growing roses in this rugged climate.

You will receive our award-winning newsletter The Thrip Hater 10 times a year. Each issue is filled with news, rose gardening tips and other nuggets which will allow you to fully enjoy this great hobby. 

Plus, you can come to Rose Society meetings at the Tucson Botanical Gardens 10 times a year and listen to speakers as you obtain more information. We also have an annual Rose show in April which draws exhibitors from around Arizona.

For more information on becoming a member, CLICK HERE.

June Meeting: Rose Photo Presentation
Tuesday, June 6, 2023 At 7 p.m.

The June 6 Rose Society of Tucson meeting will feature a special photo presentation of the recent Tucson Rose Show by Robin Lansing.

She spent several hours taking photos of winners at the show which will be a feast for your eyes which is ideal since we are also having our annual June potluck at the meeting.

It is always a gastronomic treat to be at Rose Society potlucks since we have the best food in Tucson presented by our members.

Also on tap will be important information on how to get roses through the summer without having them die.

We will talk about watering systems, shade cloth, hoses, why spraying off your roses every morning is important. It is the daily quest to fight spider mites and raise the humidity in your garden for better growth. Plus, we will delve into fertilizer strategies during the summer and more.

If you have any questions about rose growing or have any problems, this is the time to ask for help.

The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 6 at the Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N Alvernon Way (one block south of Grant and Alvernon on the east side of the road).

Our annual potluck dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the program starting at 7 p.m.


The Amazing Roses Of Dave Bang
Stunning Roses Have Incredible Color

Dave Bang of San Jose, Calif. is quickly becoming one of the elite rose hybridizers in the world. He recently gave a presentation at the American Rose Society’s national convention in Milwaukee which was one of the best ever. His roses are currently sold through K&M Roses in Mississippi. Click on the right arrow above to see his presentation.


Special Exhibit Of Roses
75-Photo Feast For The Eyes Now Live

Produced by Lou Pavlovich, single roses, collections and amazing gardens are photographed in town and across the world from Rose Society of Tucson members. 

This special presentation shows the stunning beauty of roses from hybrid teas to miniature roses and everything in between.

To see this unique 75-photo video presentation, CLICK HERE.

Once the video comes up, click below it in the lower right area to make the video full screen.

Enjoy all the benefits of being a member of the Rose Society of Tucson, including our award-winning newsletter which explains everything you need to know about growing roses in Tucson with every trick in the book.

Become a member today by CLICKING HERE.


Microclimates, Weather & Roses
With Meteorologist Erik Heden