2024 Calendar

Meetings are at 6:30 pm 3rd Wednesday of February, March, April, May, September & October

(Currently via Zoom, unless otherwise indicated)

January               No Meeting in January

February 21  Annual Winter Banquet-5 to 8 p.m.  Black Woods Grill, 2525 London Rd, Duluth 

·         Reminder: Memberships due: $15 individual, $20 family.  Payable to Margaret Anderson, Treasurer Order fertilizer for 2024 delivery

March 20   'Growing Roses in Containers' presentation by John Turek via Zoom

·          Place your fertilizer orders with Mary Tennis

·          North Central Dist. Spring Mtg: March 23 to noon March 24 at Wintergreen Resort/ Conf Ctr, WI Dells

·          Memberships due: $15-individual, $20 per family, payable with form to Margaret Anderson, Treasurer

April 17  'Chemical Safety in the Garden'  presentation by Jim Beardsley via Zoom  

·          Week of April 15: Distribution of Roses ordered in 2023 and Fertilizer ordered in March 2024 - distribution and pick up, 110 42nd Ave W, Duluth 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

April 20   Raise the Roses at Leif Erikson Rose Garden - 9:00 am to noon, and April 22, 9:00 to 3:00

May 15 'Minneapolis Bachman's' presentation by Brad Meyer via Zoom. 

May 25   DGFS Plant Sale 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.  Donate plants to sell and/or help with sales if available

June   No Meeting in June

June    Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden-Prune roses. Times and Dates to be announced

July 13      Rose Fest at Leif Erikson Rose Garden, 1300 London Road, Duluth, 11-2 PM   Garden tours, classes on selecting, growing and arranging roses, and treasure hunt for kids  

July         Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden- Prune roses. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tues & Thurs

August   No meeting  Member garden tours may be arranged, TBA

August  Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden- Prune roses. Times and dates TBA

September 18:  'Small Scale Rose Growing and Companion Plants for the Garden/Deck' by Bruce Barr via Zoom and
                                     'Roses in Review' by Maggie bar via Zoom

 September   Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden: Times and dates TBA

·                 Send in Roses in Review (RIR) ratings by September 26, 2024 - info at www.Rose.org   or ARS Rose July/Aug issue

·                 Volunteer at Leif Erikson Rose Garden: Pull petals in late September

 October 16 'Member Round Table: Review of Growing Roses/Gardening'  Time and place TBA.  LSRS 2025-2026 Officer nominations & elections.

·         Volunteer Activity at Leif Erikson Rose Garden: Times & dates TBA.  Pull petals in early October.

·          Volunteer Activity at Leif Erikson Rose Garden: Join the City Park Maintenance crew at Leif Erikson Rose Garden to tip (winter protect) the roses. Stay an hour or a day. Dates/times TBA . Come to watch/learn/help!

      Last updated 4.6.2024