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  • 19 Nov 2023
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Online via Zoom
  • 26


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Jon Gazarek standing next to 'Summer Sun' (KORfocgri)

After enjoying our PRS spring rose garden tour and party this year, PRS Member, Jon Gazarek, headed north to continue his rose spectacular.  Join PRS on Sunday November 19 at 2 PM as Jon takes us on his tour to these beautiful rose gardens and nurseries:

● Jasper Crane Rose Garden at Brandywine Park in Wilmington, DE, which has a beautiful Peggy Martin rose on an arch

● Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden in Franklin Township, NJ, a 1-acre AARS display garden with over 3,000 roses

● Helen S Kaman Rose Garden at the Elizabeth Park Conservancy in West Hartford, CT, the third largest rose garden in the U.S.

● Der Rosenmeister Nursery owned by rosarian, Leon Ginenthal, in Ithaca, NY, specializing in hardy, disease-resistant roses

● Cutler Botanic Garden at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County in Binghamton, NY

● Columbus Park of Roses in Columbus, OH, a 13-acre garden with more than 12,000 roses

● Freedom Gardens owned by rosarians, Peter & Susan Schneider, in Ravenna, OH which sells hard-to-find own root roses

● Renziehausen Park Rose Garden of the Garden Club of McKeesport Arboretum – McKeesport, PA

Jon Gazarek is a Master Gardener and Consulting Rosarian candidate with a garden of over 150 roses in the Coastal Plain of Accokeek, MD. He's especially interested in disease-resistant fragrant roses & gardens as sustainably as possibly using integrated pest management (IPM) to ensure a safe habitat for the local ecology. He's also a book-collector with an extensive collection of new, old, & rare books about roses. Jon is a board member of the Arlington Rose Foundation, a member of the PRS Publicity Committee, & a member of the American Rose Society in addition to many other horticultural affiliations. He's on Instagram as @DMVGardener.

This program is FREE and open to the public. You must register to receive a Zoom link.  PRS members will have access to the recording on our website in the Members Only Video Library.  

If you are not a member, and would like to access our helpful members only information and resources, or would like more information about Potomac Rose Society, please visit:

ARS Consulting Rosarians will earn one credit toward recertification for attending this program.