Peninsular Rose Club

Meetings & Events, 2007
List of Club Officers and Contact Information

Meetings 2007 Third Tuesday of every month (Except Dec.) 7:00 PM
Bring your own mug for coffee or tea. Check the schedule, as garden meetings in the summer may be earlier or on different days or at different locations.
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NEW LOCATION First Unitarian Church on 5575 West Saanich Rd, Victoria BC Canada
( across from the Red Barn Market)


Throughout the year: Parlour show at each meeting, both judged and non-judged tables for exhibiting your roses of the month. Perennial Table.

Bring a mug to the meetings for coffee, and any garden extras or rosey items for the sale table.

January 2007

Our 2007 kickoff meeting where we will plan speakers and events for the coming year.
February Meeting:


March Meeting:


April Meeting:

May Meeting:

June 12 Extra Planning Meeting

At Pat Calveley;s home, 4579 Scarborough Rd. It is to discuss further our coming show on Saturday, June 23rd.Joan Dobell will help those who are showing and competing for the first time, how to best prepare your roses .
Jacquie will be there with copies of the Rose Show Schedule and will
answer any questions. We have had interest from outside the club
about competing so maybe this will result in some new members. This
is not a formal meeting so come with, your questions. You are welcome
to wander in Pat's garden if you promise to only look at the lovely
roses and ignore the weeds, etc. There will be refreshments and as Pat's home is only two blocks away from The Glendale gardens, you may want to wander
over there as well. If you can make it, a RSVP would be appreciated
to will try and send an email to
members with this information as well.

June 16th

View Royal Garden Club Rose Show

Rose Show Setup :

Setup on Friday June  22nd from 9:00 pm til 11:00 pm, at Hillside Mall

June 23rd Exhibition and Judged show

Hillside Mall, Centre Court - Hillside Rd. and Shelbourne - Exhibition and Judged Show together with the Victoria Flower Arrangers Guild. Open all day during Mall hours.

Ruth d'Hollander is our Exhibition Chairman and can be reached at 383-2156. The Show chairman is Jacueline Bradbury and she can be reached at 389-1379 or to obtain the schedule of events.

Setup 7:30am till 9:30am

Show: All day, 9:30 - closing time

Saturday July 7th Victoria Lily Society "Summer Scentsation" Garden Show and Plant Sale from 10 am to 3:30 pm at the Cadboro Bay United Church Hall, 2655 Arbutus Road.  
July Meeting Tuesday 24th 6:00 PM:

We will meet at John and Jackie Wrinch's on Tuesday at 6 pm.

Starling Lane Winery 5271 Old West Saanich Rd, Victoria, BC, corner of Old West Saanich and Starling Lane.

The weather forecast is  for sunshine!!! We may make another stop, to be confirmed.

August 21 Meeting:

The August meeting August 21st will be at Joan Dobells, 10648 Madrona Drive, North Saanich at 7 pm..... following a tour of her wonderful collection of Hybrid Tea Roses amongst perennials. If any members in the area have roses to show, let Pat know and we will visit there as well.

September 18 Meeting:

The September meeting at our usual meeting place will be Tuesday September 18 and we have Brad Jalbert as our special speaker from Langley. Brad is owner of Select Roses ( and will be bringing some miniature Roses for sale.

Sunday, October 7th: Garden tour and lecture, Royal Roads University:

We have an exciting speaker Odile Masquelier from Lyon, France coming to Victoria for the Thanksgiving weekend.

As we are co-hosting this event with Royal Roads, it will be held at Royal Roads University. Tickets are $10 to defray costs and Gregg Higgs, Head Gardner of the wonderful Rose Gardens at Royal Roads will lead a tour through the gardens at no extra cost.

The lecture on Sunday, October 7th is at 1:00 pm. As we will be meeting in the Quarterdeck at the Grant Building, you may want to come for lunch first at Habitat, the adjacent restaurant. Odile will be available after the lecture to meet fellow rosarians.She has also published a beautiful book "La Bonne Maison" which we expect will be available for purchase.


October Meeting Tuesday, October 16th: The October meeting of the Victoria Rose Club will be Tuesday, Oct.
16 at 7 pm. This will be a very important meeting for all current
members and past members as regards the future of the
club...especially if we want to go forward with new and exciting
projects. In view of the 2009 Internatioanal Rose Show being held in
Vancouver and possibility of us staging another Rose Judging show
and /or exhibition and/or a Rose Garden tour, We must consider
expanding membership if we are to committ to any of these. So please
come prepared with your ideas and opinions on these or other matters.
Looking forward to seeing you all there. Bring any roses that may
still be growing in your garden. Pat Calveley

November Meeting:

7:00 First Unitarian Church on 5575 West Saanich Rd

Year end wrap up and social - potluck goodies.



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