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What's New for 2015????
The fall is rapidly approaching and as we think of the changing seasons the SRS announces its Fall Garden Tour of Sycamore Hill Gardens on Saturday September 26th from 11 am to 3 pm. For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

On Saturday June 27th the SRS held its 96th Annual Rose Show at Destiny USA. For more complete results of the show and a few pictures click here.
Remember that you can view more pictures at our Facebook site.

Rose day at the Mills Garden on June 17th was a great success - even the weather cooperated and it was a beautiful day in the Garden. Check out these links for some really beautiful photos of the event and the Garden. Syracuse New Times and (Photos feature members of the SRS)

Just in time for your spring gardening we have two new articles of interest from Jim Wagner: "Climbing Roses in the Mills Garden" and "Rose Care - Springtime Do's and Don'ts"
 -- Remember that when a new article replaces this one here, it will always be available with the other archived articles from the Central NY Rose Culture link above.
         New York District to host 2015 Fall National Convention September 10-13. To get more information and updates about speakers, programs and schedules for the rose show, arrangements and photography exhibits be sure to check the web site at
Would you like to have a good meal and support the SRS at the same time? The SRS is sponsoring a benefit night at Denny's located at 103 Elmwood Davis Rd on September 23rd from 4 to 10 pm. For more information see link in the table below.


Mission of the Syracuse Rose Society


Organized in 1911, the 200-member Syracuse Rose Society (SRS) is the oldest rose society in continuous existence in the United States. Its purposes are: (a) public education on cultivation, propagation, and enjoyment of roses; (b) maintenance of the Mills Rose Garden in Thornden Park as a public demonstration site; (c) sponsorship of American Rose Society Consulting Rosarians to offer guidance to rose growers; (d) preparation and distribution of printed educational information on roses; and (e) fostering communication and research by affiliation with The New York District , American Rose Society, and International rose societies.


Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-noon
also Wed evenings from 4:00-7:00

Volunteers & public welcome to learn about rose culture while caring for Mills Garden

E.M. Mills Garden, Thornden Park

Th Jan 14

Founders Day Dinner

More information to follow


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