BUTTE ROSE SOCIETY

CHICO, CALIFORNIA

Butte Rose Society's 2022 Events, Programs, & Calendar

May 31, 2022 Program:

Our program for the May 31st meeting will be a series of three mini-presentations.  Members will show and discuss their “favorite rose,” Jean Miller will show a series of photographs highlighting our Members Only Garden Tour held Saturday, April 23, and Lesa Lane, Horticulture & Arrangement Judge, will begin a series of exhibiting roses including staging and other preparation with a demonstration of sprays (Mother Nature cooperating).

I’ve reached out to newer members to share their “favorite rose.”  If I haven’t contacted you and you would like to share and talk about your “favorite rose,” please let me know via email or phone/text, as I expect we will have time for some additional share. Also for questions, please contact Jan Burnham at jburn0817@gmail.com or cell phone 530-519-9664.

 

April 26, 2022 Program:

By popular demand, we are hosting Joe Truskot of the Monterey Bay Rose Society as our April program speaker.  You may recall that he spoke via Zoom exactly a year ago on the Life Cycle of the Rose.  Our members enjoyed his presentation so much that they requested a repeat performance.  

I am delighted to announce that he will be traveling to Chico from Salinas to give a presentation called “Bugs:  Bad, Beneficial and Benign”.  He will review the most common insects harmful to roses, how to identify them and their damage, and how to control them in environmentally safe ways.  He will discuss Integrated Pest Management and the importance of creating an ecological balance in backyard gardens.  Not to be overlooked, he will also review several beneficial insects and how to encourage their presence in your garden.

Joe is a Master Rosarian and President of the Monterey Bay Rose Society.  He has been growing roses in his garden in Salinas since 1993 with experience cultivating more than 300 different varieties including hybrid teas, floribundas, miniatures, old garden and species roses, and several forms of climbing roses.  He was Consulting Rosarian of the year for the NCNH District in 2016.  He lectures frequently at rose societies and garden clubs and is the host of “In The Garden” on KSQD radio in Santa Cruz.

I look forward to seeing you at the April 26 membership meeting to meet Joe and hear his dynamic and informative presentation.  1 CR credit is available.

For questions please contact Jan Burnham at jburn0817@gmail.com or 530-519-9664.

 

 

March 29, 2022 program: How Will Your Garden Grow in 2022?  What About Your Gardening Club?

Interest in gardening may never be greater, but what are newbie gardeners buying?  What challenges for all gardeners are on the horizon?  Find the answers to these questions and more on Tuesday, March 29, at 7:00 pm when Northern California gardening expert Debbie Arrington shares “2022 Trends: A green and sometimes rosy outlook to the year ahead” at the Butte Rose Society membership meeting, held at the Vet's Hall located at 554 Rio Lindo Avenue, Chico. 

A master rosarian, Debbie is President of the Sacramento Rose Society, where she has been a long-time member.  As the Sacramento Bee’s home and garden writer, she won the Garden Writers Association’s 2018 Gold Award as best newspaper garden writer.  She’s also the creator of the daily gardening blog, "Sacramento Digs Gardening." 

The public is welcome to attend. For additional information, please contact Program Director, Jan Burnham, at 530 519 9664.

 

February 22, 2022 program: February Meeting Program Grafted vs. Own-Root Roses — Jan Burnham

Have you ever wondered why some of your roses may have a woody, gnarly base from which new growth originates? Others have lots of canes and twigs growing from the roots of the plant itself. Some may have suckers, and others none.

While the actual variety of the rose may affect these factors, most likely it is because some of your roses are grafted onto root stock and others are grown on their own roots.

The program for the next membership meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Chico Veterans Memorial Hall , 554 Rio Lindo Ave., Chico will be presented by Consulting Rosarian Jan Burnham, and President and Consulting Rosarian candidate Jean Miller.

We will discuss and demonstrate the propagation of grafted and own-root roses, as well as the pros and cons of each.

Are some roses more likely to be grafted or grown on their own roots? Do some nurseries specialize in one type of propagation or another? Learn more at the meeting!

The roses (left) show the difference between own-root stock (left) and grafted root stock. (Photo by Jan Burnham)

 

 

January 25 program: Chemical safety — Jan Burnham

Butte Rose Society is pleased to have Jolene Adams (right) talk about Chemical Safety for those who grow roses. She will discuss:

integrated pest management, types of pesticides,
pesticide choices (for roses and other garden plants),
pesticide identification,
how to read a pesticide label, and
chemical safety including personal
protection, equipment mixing, applying pesticides, clean-up and storage.

Jolene has grown roses for over 60 years. She is past president of the American Rose Society, is an ARS-certified Master Rosarian and an ARS horticulture judge. She is retired from academia, and lectures nationally and internationally. She is driving up from the Bay Area specifically to give this presentation to BRS.

Attendance at a Chemical Safety program is required of all Consulting Rosarians every 4 years and 1 CE credit is approved for this presentation.



April 26, 2022 program:

By popular demand, we are hosting Joe Truskot of the Monterey Bay Rose Society as our April program speaker.  You may recall that he spoke via Zoom exactly a year ago on the Life Cycle of the Rose.  Our members enjoyed his presentation so much that they requested a repeat performance.  

I am delighted to announce that he will be traveling to Chico from Salinas to give a presentation called “Bugs:  Bad, Beneficial and Benign”.  He will review the most common insects harmful to roses, how to identify them and their damage, and how to control them in environmentally safe ways.  He will discuss Integrated Pest Management and the importance of creating an ecological balance in backyard gardens.  Not to be overlooked, he will also review several beneficial insects and how to encourage their presence in your garden.

Joe is a Master Rosarian and President of the Monterey Bay Rose Society.  He has been growing roses in his garden in Salinas since 1993 with experience cultivating more than 300 different varieties including hybrid teas, floribundas, miniatures, old garden and species roses, and several forms of climbing roses.  He was Consulting Rosarian of the year for the NCNH District in 2016.  He lectures frequently at rose societies and garden clubs and is the host of “In The Garden” on KSQD radio in Santa Cruz.

I look forward to seeing you at the April 26 membership meeting to meet Joe and hear his dynamic and informative presentation.

1 CR credit is available for rosarians. For questions please contact Jan Burnham at jburn0817@gmail.com or 530-519-9664.

Butte Rose Society's 2021 Events, Programs, & Calendar

Roses 101 — Judy Frederick, NCNH master rosarian.  Taken from November newsletter.

BRS member Judy Frederick, who is a master rosarian for our district, writes a Roses 101 column for newsletters throughout the district. She’s put together a short list of new roses from Weeks Roses for 2022.

Bare-root roses can be pre-ordered at local nurseries for pickup in January 2022. You can also order from rose catalogs and online nurseries now. These new varieties have been a decade in the making. Rose hybridizers create new roses by crossing existing varieties with desirable characteristics such as very good disease resistance, abundant blooms, fragrance and attractive bloom and plant form. From thousands of crosses made each year, only the promising seedlings are kept.

They are grown, tested and culled. Then the very best of the are put into production. Finally, the breeders code name is changed by the marketing department to appeal to the rose-buying public. The main wholesale nurseries give us just three to four new varieties each year.

Left to right: Chantilly Cream, Forever Amber, Midnight Fire, Pop Art and Sweet Madame Blue. Photos courtesy Weeks Brochure.

 

UPDATE AFTER NOVEMBER 30TH MEETING: There were 39 persons present at our November meeting.  It was fantastic to have NINE visitors.  We are hoping that all will want to join our friendly group. The focus of the meeting was how to prune roses. Angie Handy, Mike Bertain, and Jan Burnham demonstrated how they approached pruning in their gardens. 

Our next meeting will be January 25, 2022.  Come to the meeting and get to know others who share their love of roses. Call Linda Henderson (896-0339) about visiting January's next meeting membership questions.

 

AN IN-PERSON MEETING AT THE VETS HALL WAS HELD ON NOVEMBER 30, 2021 AT 7 PM. 

The membership meeting of the Butte Rose Society met on November 30th at the Veteran's Memorial Hall at 7 pm. We did not have refreshments this month. We will be following the County Health Guidelines for masks and had hand sanitizer available.

Mike Bertain headed the Little Rose Show (the last month before April, when it resumes). Many members brought their best roses by 6:30 to got them ready by 7 p.m. Vases were available. 

Jan Burnham, Program Chair, wrote:

"The November meeting will cover all things pruning.  Although we are several weeks away from our annual pruning, the November membership meeting will be the last meeting before you grab your pruners, loppers, pruning saw, gauntlet gloves, and green waste bin and begin your pruning in your garden or assist with Butte Rose Society’s pruning fundraiser."

"The program will begin with a video or PowerPoint presentation followed by demonstrations by Consulting Rosarians and other members, discussing pruning of hybrid teas, floribundas, climbers, and miniatures. Bring your questions and invite your friends and neighbors as the public is welcome."

For additional information or questions, please contact Program Director, Jan Burnham, at 530- 519-9664.

 

WHEN THE SOCIETY MEETS: Meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month (except June, July, and December) starting at 7 pm. Always come early (6:30 pm) so you can meet new friends

LOCATION: Chico Veterans Memorial Hall at 554 Rio Lindo Ave in Chico, California    

For more information regarding any of the scheduled events, please contact:  Jean Miller, President, at tjmsc51@yahoo.com

If you want to be a part of our friendly group, our yearly dues are only $25 and $5 for any additional member of that household.

See our Application on this website for registration.

 

 

 

 

 


 
 
SEPTEMBER LITTLE ROSE SHOW CHALLENGE CLASS 15
Rose in a Frame- One rose, of any variety displayed behind or mounted in any type of frame.  Exhibitor furnishes frame

SEPTEMBER LITTLE ROSE SHOW ARRANGEMENT CLASS
"Summers End"- A Design in the Oriental Manner using an upright/tall container, standard OR miniature/miniflora roses.
SEPTEMBER LITTLE ROSE SHOW CHALLENGE CLASS 15
Rose in a Frame- One rose, of any variety displayed behind or mounted in any type of frame.  Exhibitor furnishes frame

SEPTEMBER LITTLE ROSE SHOW ARRANGEMENT CLASS
"Summers End"- A Design in the Oriental Manner using an upright/tall container, standard OR miniature/miniflora roses.
SEPTEMBER LITTLE ROSE SHOW CHALLENGE CLASS 15
Rose in a Frame- One rose, of any variety displayed behind or mounted in any type of frame.  Exhibitor furnishes frame

SEPTEMBER LITTLE ROSE SHOW ARRANGEMENT CLASS
"Summers End"- A Design in the Oriental Manner using an upright/tall container, standard OR miniature/miniflora roses.
SEPTEMBER LITTLE ROSE SHOW CHALLENGE CLASS 15
Rose in a Frame- One rose, of any variety displayed behind or mounted in any type of frame.  Exhibitor furnishes frame

SEPTEMBER LITTLE ROSE SHOW ARRANGEMENT CLASS
"Summers End"- A Design in the Oriental Manner using an upright/tall container, standard OR miniature/miniflora roses.

BRS Calendar for 2021

All General Membership Meetings are held at the Chico Veterans’ Memorial Hall located at 554 Rio Lindo Avenue
 at 7 p.m. 

2020 Butte Rose Society's Calendar of Events

January 26     BRS General Membership Meeting                       

February 23   BRS General Membership Meeting                    

March 30       BRS General Membership Meeting-ZOOM

April 24         BRS General Members Only Rose Garden Tour

April 27         BRS General Membership Meeting -ZOOM

May 25          BRS General Membership Meeting -ZOOM

June & July  No Board or General Membership Meetings

August 31      BRS General Membership Meeting-Resuming at Vet's Hall 

Sept 28          BRS Membership Meeting

October 26    BRS General Membership Meeting 

October  30   Annual Festival of Roses at the C.A.R.D. Center at 545 Vallombrosa Ave, Chico

Nov. 30         BRS General Membership Meeting      

Dec 2            December Social & Annual BRS Awards & Installation of 2022 Board Members                                                                                          
                     No December General Membership Meeting. 


All board meetings are held on the first Monday monthly, except June and July, & begin at 6:30 pm.