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WELCOME to the Greater Atlanta Rose Society website!  Thank you for taking the time to view our site.
Our members share a common goal - the enjoyment of roses and spreading that enjoyment to other gardeners. We accomplish this education and promotion through our monthly meetings, special events, rose show, garden tours, newsletter and Consulting Rosarian program.

Enjoy your visit!  We hope you find it interesting and informative.




      Ryan Tilley





March 17, 2015  7:15 p.m. - Atlanta Botanical Garden, GardenHouse Workshop, LL1

Our honored speaker this month will be Ryan TilleyRose Gardens by Ryan is Georgia’s only rose design and maintenance company owned and supervised by an actual Consulting Rosarian, Master Gardener and past President of the Greater Atlanta Rose Society.  Ryan’s reputation for choosing, caring for, growing and writing about roses is nationally known.  Establishing his service in 1995 in the metro Atlanta area, Ryan has spurred company growth in surrounding counties to include Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, Forsyth and Paulding.  Come see his presentation on “How To Grow Climbers.”  Everyone welcome!    Refreshments will be served.


Details coming soon about our 2015 Rose Show!  Stay tuned!


A few winners from the 2014 show:

Sara Coleman with her winning arrangement!


Cindy Dale's winning Floribunda spray!



Cathy Farmer's Winning Dowager Queen!


2014 Arrangements Schedule 


2014 Hort Schedule


2014 Tally Sheet of Winners 
















Rose Tips

Ask the Experts

Atlanta Rose Growing Basics

Lower Maintenance Roses

Rose Pests and Problems




Atlanta Journal Constitution

Dr. Jim Kelly's garden
Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles

Featuring the garden of Anna Davis
Past Issues of the Phoenix



    Atlanta Botanical Garden



American Rose Society


Our new GARS logo!



Congratulations to Bobbie Reed for all her hard work in making sure our newsletter, The Phoenix, is a Gold Medal Winner!










Greater Atlanta Rose Society (“GARS”)

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