Tag Archives: Sacramento Rose Society

Coming Up Roses – Sacramento Rose Society Helps Keep McKinley Rose Garden Blooming

On Saturday, Jan. 5, about 60 volunteers of all ages came out to help the Sacramento Rose Society with its annual pruning of the McKinley Park Rose Garden in East Sacramento. Kent Duncan, president of the Sacramento Rose Society, says

Volunteer day at McKinley Park

On Saturday, Nov. 10, Friends of East Sacramento worked on a list of long-term projects and regular park maintenance.  FOES provided snacks, water and coffee to volunteers. The next volunteer day will be Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, from 9 a.m.

Sacramento Rose Society is in its seventh decade

Considering the old, often-repeated phrase, “April showers bring May flowers,” perhaps there is no better time to present the history of a certain longtime local organization, the Sacramento Rose Society. However, as local rose growers are well aware, one does

McKinley Park Rose Garden a cherished community landmark

  Although not as old as the park itself, the renowned rose garden at McKinley Park has a very rich history. The roots of the McKinley Park that people know today date back to 1871, when the park opened as