Syracuse Rose Society

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What's New????
The Mills Rose Garden was named Best Wedding Photo Spot in the 2014 "The Best of Syracuse" Syracuse New Times annual poll.
Are you having problems with your roses? See Jim Wagner's newest article on Disease and Insect Identification.
 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.
If you missed the Rose Day at the Mills Garden this year you can take a virtual tour of the garden by viewing the beautiful pictures of the Garden that were posted by David Lassman, staff photographer/videographer, Syracuse Media Group and The Post-Standard.
         New York District to host 2015 Fall National Convention!!


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
Wed July 30 and Aug 6, 4-7 pm

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

E.M. Mills Garden, Thornden Park

Thursday October 9th, 7:00 p.m.
Plant sale 6:00

SRS meeting

Reformed Church corner of Melrose and Teal Ave

Thursday November 13th, 7:00

SRS meeting

Reformed Church corner of Melrose and Teal Ave


Questions or comments for the SRS or the web master