About the Arlington Rose Foundation

Objectives:

Our mission is to provide support to the Bon Air Memorial Gardens and education on rose culture to the public. We are a not-for-profit organization serving Northern Virginia, Southern Maryland and Washington, DC.

Benefits of membership include:

v  Capital Newsletter- Every other month, we cover garden tips, insights and upcoming events. Is sent via e-mail, so please be sure we have your e-mail address.

v  Country Store- Fertilizers, insect and disease control products, an array of pruners and other products are sold at near wholesale prices.

v  Expert speakers-   Programs by expert speakers are presented on topics ranging from fertilization to photography. These seminars are generally held at Merrifield Garden Center, Fair Oaks location.

v  Garden tours- Fun events are organized and hosted for your enjoyment.

v  Volunteer events- Members learn and grow their rose skills by partnering with experts at various events to sell roses. 

v  Charity events-   Public education on rose culture is provided to benefit the charitable garden guilds at the Franciscan Monastery and National Cathedral in DC.

v  Spring Rose Show- Showcase your beautiful blooms and photography for awards and public viewing!

v  Affiliation with American Rose Society- As a new member, you will receive a 4 month trial membership, which entitles you to two copies of nationally acclaimed ARS magazine and free admission for certain gardens nationwide.

v  Rose garden consultation- Receive individual attention by inviting a Consulting Rosarian, rose expert, for garden-side advice.

v  Shared interests- Enjoy the company of other rose growers!

Meetings:

Frequency: Monthly except January, June, & August

Date: Normally on the second Monday evening (7:30 p.m.) OR the preceding Sunday afternoon (2:00 p.m.). Consult the Calendar for specific information.

Location:

Merrifield Garden Center (Fair Oaks)
12101 Lee Highway
Fairfax, Virginia

Contact Information/Credits:

For current officers, board members, and consulting rosarians, please see our Contact Page.

For comments/corrections on this web site, please contact the Webmaster.

Unless otherwise noted, photographs were taken by  Bob Dahms.


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