Please note that these are virtual events for CRS Members

Tuesday February 22, 2022

Topic: Roses: How They Fit the New Trends in Canadian Gardening, Their Future and Where Roses are Going
Guest Speaker: Brian Minter
Minter Country Garden Store
Chilliwack, B.C.
Extra Feature: Elizabeth Schleicher
Hamilton and Burlington Rose Society
“How to Participate in a Virtual Rose Show”

Sunday March 20, 2022  – Official Launch of the Year of the Garden

  • On the first day of Spring The Canadian Garden Council will officially launch ‘2022 The Year of the Garden’.
  • This event will be celebrated across Canada by individual gardeners, public gardens and numerous gardening organizations.
  • The Canadian Rose Society will be joining in the fun with special activities planned for its members over the Spring and Summer.

Tuesday March 22, 2022 – Annual General Meeting (followed by presentation)

Topic: Finding the Crystal Ball or The Future of Rose Culture from the Angle of a Nurseryman
Guest Speaker: Rene Schmitz
Palatine Fruit and Rose Nursery
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Saturday April 23, 2022

Topic: Little Ladies of the Rose Garden (Miniature Roses)
Guest Speaker: Dale Lovering
Huronia Rose Society
Extra Feature: Calgary Rose Society
“Miniature Roses Grown in Calgary”

Tuesday May 24, 2022

Topic: Innovation, Beauty & Sustainability. An Earth Kind Rose Garden for the 21st Century
Guest Speaker: Alex Henderson
Royal Botanical Gardens
Hamilton, Ontario
Extra Feature: Joan Altenhof
President, Calgary Rose Society
“Her Garden & the Heritage Roses She Grows”

Tuesday September 27, 2022

Topic: Growing Roses in Containers
Guest Speaker: Alex Waterhouse-Hayward
Vancouver, British Columbia
Extra Feature: Brenda Viney
“Her Garden”

Monday November 28, 2022

Topic: David Austin Roses
Guest Speaker: Rebecca Koraytem
David Austin Roses
Extra Feature: Diana Wood
Canadian Rose Society member
“Her Garden in Powell River, British Columbia”