April 2022 Newsletter

President’s Message – April 2022

It’s been 2 years since Covid-19 entered our lives, changing everything. Now we are trying hard to create an atmosphere of “belonging” again. I hope everyone will feel welcome to attend meetings and activities. We have big plans and are eager to see them happen.

How Does Our Garden Grow – April 2022

To quote John Cage’s approach to getting something done: “Begin Anywhere”. This has definitely been our approach to our Youth Gardening Programs over the last 20-some years. There have been years with sparse programming and years with no programming and years with very successful programming. Some years we have done  Read more...

April 2022 Program

Date: Thursday, April 21, 2022Time: 10:00 a.m.Place: Temecula Library, Community Room, 30600 Pauba Rd., TemeculaTopic: “Ask the Experts Panel” – all about roses and soil farming! Our member Jill Selders will start our panel program with an overview of the soil farming project at Rose Haven. Frank Brines, Master Rosarian and our monthly newsletter FUNdamentals  Read more...

Peace & Friendship Garden is Blooming

Thanks to our dedicated volunteers who planted 136+ roses and plants over a one week period. Byron and Kathy, Nancy and Roger, Monique and Bella, Florence, Diane, and Suellen — you did an amazing job. Landscapers Miguel Banuelos and two from Park West Landscaping helped dig many of the holes.

April Board & Committee Meetings

❖ Friday, April 8: Composting 101 at Rose Haven, 3-5 pm. Registration required. ❖ Tuesday, April 12: Compost Crew, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Rose Haven (see note below) ❖ Wednesday, April 13: Finance Committee, 4 p.m. Roberts Library on Pauba Road ❖ Thursday, April 14: Board Meeting, 10  Read more...

Birthdays and New Members – April 2022

Birthdays Virginia Boos, Ann Coakes, Lenor McLaughlin, Deanna Sands, Kathy Trudeau, Rebecca Weersing, Dan Wyncott. New Members Steve Benavides, Shala Jahanbani, Cyrus Jahanbani, Edward Hansen, Thuan Romary, Elaine Gordon.

Rose Haven Labyrinth Update

The labyrinth in the Boos Courtyard is now registered with the Worldwide Labyrinth Locator at labyrinthlocator.org. Hopefully it will bring visitors to Rose Haven.  To view click here.

Show Your Vase

Gardens are coming alive – Lady Banks rose is seen all over Southern California this time of year as a harbinger of Spring. Linda Freeman has Lady Banks rose with Sweet Peas, “Hot Lips” Salvia and Euryops.

Rose Care FUNda­men­tals – April 2022

I am an ARS Master Rosarian. If you would like personal answers to rose questions you can leave them on the TVRS website or email me at roseguy2000@aol.com.

This newsletter is web-published monthly for members. TVRS is a 501(c)(3) non‑profit corpor­ation dedicated to the purpose of encouraging the appreci­ation, study, and culture of roses. Members are encouraged to join our affil­iate, the American Rose Society, at www.rose.org.

Our monthly Member meeting is held the 3rd Thursday of the month (exclu­ding July and August) at 10:00 a.m. at the Ronald H. Roberts Public Library, Community Room B30600 Pauba Rd., Temecula.

Guests are welcome.

Our mailing address is:

Temecula Valley Rose Society
PO Box 890367
Temecula, CA 92589-0367

Do not address any mail to Rose Haven Garden on Cabrillo Ave. There is no mailbox there.