Date/Time Frequency:  Our group normally meets the third Sunday of each month with the exception of July and August.  Meetings begin at 2:00 PM and last for two hours.

June 25, 2017 - 2:00 PM - End of Season Picnic & Review Meeting

Come join us at the home of Tim & Cindy Riley to tour their lovely rose garden.  The roses look great and almost every plant has something to see.  Plant swap and snacks too!  Location:  1142 Rockett Drive, Jackson, MS.

May 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM - Garden Tour - Home of Tim & Cindy Riley

April 23, 2017 - 2:00 PM - Garden Tour - Historic Greenwood Cemetery

January 15, 2017- 2:00 PM - Plant Swap

Mississippi Old Garden Rose Society

February 4, 2017- 9:00 AM - Annual Pruning Party at the Historic Greenwood Cemetery

This month we're kicking off our garden tour series with a tour of the roses at Greenwood Cemetery in downtown Jackson, Mississippi. Greenwood Cemetery has the largest collection of own-root, ever-blooming antique and modern shrub roses in a cemetery in the country. Please join us for what promises to be a prolific spring flush of roses.  Plant swap and snacks too. Location:  North West Street, Jackson, MS.

Please join us this month at the Historic Greenwood Cemetery for our annual pruning party.  Have fun and fellowship as we work to increase the health and beauty of the cemetery's large collection of own root roses.  The cuttings from these roses are yours to keep.  Don't forget your gloves, pruners, loppers, clippers and saws.  See you there!  Location:  North West Street, Jackson, MS

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Meeting Information

Come join us for our end of season picnic at the Children's Museum Education Center.  We'll look back over the year's events and discuss ideas for the coming year.  Plant swap and snacks too!  See you there!  Location:  2145 Riverside Drive, Jackson,  MS.

March 17 - 19, 2017 -  Society Booth at the Garden Extravaganza

We're having our annual plant swap this month!  Dig up and divide your "extra" perennials/other plants that you want to share.  Bring these to the meeting this month for trading and be ready to take armfuls of plants home.  Don't miss this one!  Snacks at the meeting.  Location:  Mississippi Children’s Museum Education Center.  

Location:  We normally meet at the Mississippi Children's Museum Education Center located at 2145 Riverside Drive, Jackson, MS 39202. Refer to the schedule listed below for specific meeting information and locations.

Winter - Spring 2017

Volunteers are working a booth at the Jackson Garden Extravaganza in the Mississippi Trade Mart to provide information and answer questions about Earthkind roses, Dr. Griffith Buck Roses, Old Garden Roses and general rose culture.  The Jackson Garden Extravaganza is located at the Mississippi Fairgrounds Complex - just east of downtown Jackson at the corner of Pearl and High Streets.  If you plan on shopping at the Extravaganza this weekend, be sure to drop by our booth and visit with our volunteers.   


Volunteer Schedule:  

Friday, March 17 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday, March 18 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday, March 19 - 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Tim Riley will be sending out the time slots for each day very soon so that members can volunteer for a shift.   Volunteers - thank you for your time and commitment to our organization - we couldn't do it without you! 


Location:  Mississippi Fairgrounds Complex, 1207 Mississippi Street, Jackson, MS.