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WELCOME to the Greater Atlanta Rose Society website!  Thank you for taking the time to view our site.
Our members share a common goal - the enjoyment of roses and spreading that enjoyment to other gardeners. We accomplish this education and promotion through our monthly meetings, special events, rose show, garden tours, newsletter and Consulting Rosarian program.

Enjoy your visit!  We hope you find it interesting and informative.




      Bob and Sandy   





April 21, 2015  7:15 p.m. - Atlanta Botanical Garden, GardenHouse Workshop, LL1


Our speaker for April will be Bob Lundberg on the topic "Show Those Roses". Bob Lundberg and his wife Sandy are nationally renowned rose exhibitors, and have received the American Rose Society’s Blake Hedrick Award for excellence in exhibiting. They have won over 100 Queens of Show plus 24 national challenge classes. Bob is a Master Rosarian and an accredited Horticulture Judge. Bob & Sandy have been growing roses since 1970. They are now growing approximately 340 roses, mostly hybrid teas, miniatures, minifloras, and floribundas in their garden at Rosehill Plantation in Bluffton, SC.

If you want to know how to make your roses look their best, don’t miss this presentation!

Everyone welcome!    Refreshments will be served.


Details coming soon about our 2015 Rose Show!  Stay tuned!


A few winners from the 2014 show:

Sara Coleman with her winning arrangement!


Cindy Dale's winning Floribunda spray!



Cathy Farmer's Winning Dowager Queen!


2014 Arrangements Schedule 


2014 Hort Schedule


2014 Tally Sheet of Winners 
















Rose Tips

Ask the Experts

Atlanta Rose Growing Basics

Lower Maintenance Roses

Rose Pests and Problems




Atlanta Journal Constitution

Dr. Jim Kelly's garden
Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles

Featuring the garden of Anna Davis
Past Issues of the Phoenix



    Atlanta Botanical Garden



American Rose Society


Our new GARS logo!



Congratulations to Bobbie Reed for all her hard work in making sure our newsletter, The Phoenix, is a Gold Medal Winner!










Greater Atlanta Rose Society (“GARS”)

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