About the Tacoma Rose Society
Our Rose Society has been serving Tacoma since 1911 especially in the Garden at Pt Defiance Park.
WE WILL MEET ON THESE THURSDAYS IN 2017:
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
NOVEMBER 16 (ROSE AUCTION)
MEETINGS BEGIN AT 7:00 P.M. ACROSS FROM ALLENMORE HOSPITAL
AT GLORIA DEI LUTHERAN CHURCH
3315 S 19th St, Tacoma, WA 98405
Rose Auction - November 17, 2016
This is our biggest fund raiser of the year - and it's a lot of fun as well. We bring out our own roses for sale, plus it's a great way for TRS Members to get a good selection of new roses at a fantastic price. So, make a list of your plant needs - bring some friends - and lots of cash to support TRS !
Annual Banquet - January 21, 2017
Fellowship, home made foods, & installation of new TRS Officers.
Tacoma Home & Garden Show - January 26-29, 2017
We run an informational booth with showboards & handouts to help kick off the New Year.
Spring Pruning - March 4, 2017
Meeting at Pt. Defiance Rose Garden for the yearly hard pruning of ALL the rose bushes.
Point Defiance Plant Sale - March 25, 2017
Donated bushes from TRS & Metro Parks are put out for our largest public sale at the Pagoda on a Spring morning.
Annual Rose Show - June 17, 2017
Each June we run an ARS authorized Rose Show in Tacoma, where growers & arrangers show their stuff. A group of regional ARS judges visit each class in the show, agree on the quality of each entry, & decide on a best-in-class winner.
Trophies & Certificates are handed out to the winners in a grand ceremony at the end of the day, with a picture taken with the current President of TRS as a memento of their hard work.
Summer Picnic - in August
Our biggest Member potluck on a great afternoon of fun (and games.)
TRS Public Events
We work year round with the public at different venues, demonstrating & educating about our passion.
Pt. Defiance Garden
To be in this garden is to see how we share our love of roses. Our histories are intertwined.