The Syracuse Rose Society is the oldest rose society in continuous existence in the United States affiliated with the American Rose Society. Founded in 1911, the Syracuse Rose Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to promote, educate and celebrate the world of roses.

Charitable contributions to continue our work are welcomed! DONATION FORM  

STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES EVENT!

JUNE 22

Mark your calendars for June 22 and come to our Stop and Smell the Roses Event at Community Library of DeWitt and Jamesville!


Bring roses from your garden and learn how to exhibit roses. We will also have experts on hand to answer all your rose questions.


Please join us for a fun day enjoying beautiful roses!

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ROSE DAY AND CENTENNTIAL CELEBRATION AT THE MILLS GARDEN

The 2024 Rose Day and the centennial celebration of the Mills Garden was a huge success June 15! A huge thank you to all the Syracuse Rose Society members who gave of their time and talents for the 100th celebration and everyone who came to the garden to enjoy the festivities. 

For more photos, go to our Facebook Page!

Volunteer Opportunities!


The Syracuse Rose Society is always looking for individuals and groups to volunteer at the Mills Rose Garden! Work at the Garden begins in April on Wednesday mornings (weather permitting). There is always plenty to do and no gardening experience necessary! Visit our Facebook page for updates!

Do you have a rose question? Do you need rose info?

We're here to help!

Are you looking for help on planting roses?

Need to know how to maintain your roses?

Look no further! Just click on these links (or contact a SRS Rosarian below):

Seasonal rose care tips

How to prune roses (and other useful links)

Here's a list of Consulting Rosarians who are available to answer your rose related questions.


Baldwinsville: Mary Ann Rink -- 315-652-9145 -- rink4roses@hotmail.com

Cicero: Diane Fini - 315-506-5814 - frogladyi@aol.com

Cleveland: Darlene Lowell -- 315-741-1985 -- darmaried58@gmail.com

Fayetteville-Manlius: Sue Kamp –315-449-2726 sskamp@windstream.net

Fayetteville: Jim Wagner -- jimdoriswagn@aol.com

Ithaca: Leon Ginenthal -- 607-351-1336 -- derrosenmeister@gmail.com

Little Falls: Jim Kahler -- 315-823-3878 -- jimredrose@hotmail.com

Liverpool: David Stever -- 315-457-4729 -- greenrosedave@aol.com

Liverpool: Debbie Holihan - 315-247-9017 - abstracted44@gmail.com

Manlius: Joe and Ann Gibson -- 315-682-9688 -- ambushe@yahoo.com

Rome: Ronald Broughton - 315-339-4079 - rbrought@twcny.rr.com

Skaneateles: Pat Pohl -- 315-685-0114 -- patriciampohl@gmail.com

Syracuse/East: Dorothy White -- 315-445-1381

Syracuse/East: Pam Dooling -- 315-463-0831 -- jhdpad@twcny.rr.com

Syracuse/East: Sonia Kragh - 315-449-2729 - sykragh@yahoo.com

WEDDING PHOTOS AT THE GARDEN

The Mills Rose Garden is one of the prime locations in Syracuse for outdoor events including summer wedding photos. The Mills Rose Garden was named Best Wedding Photo Spot in the "The Best of Syracuse" Syracuse New Times annual poll.

But did you know a city permit is needed to reserve the park?

Call the Syracuse Department of Parks and Rec to secure a permit at (315) 473-4330.

For the latest SRS news, photos and more go to our Facebook Page.

Get social with the SRS on Facebook! 

For rose-related questions or information, contact the Syracuse Rose Society

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