The Jacksonville Rose Society is a non-profit organization, established in 1954. Located in Jacksonville, Florida, we are an affiliate of The American Rose Society
As stated in our charter, the purpose of our organization is to encourage the scientific study of plants and their culture, specifically roses, both old and modern, and to encourage the planting of roses for civic beautification.
May Program Sally Steinauer presents “Flying Flowers”
Sally Steinauer is an avid advocate for native plants and protecting the environment.She is a Certified Master Naturalist and has been a member of the Florida Native Plant Society for 10 years, currently serving as the president of the local Ixia Chapter.She has been an instructor at UNF/Division of Continuing Education/OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) for 3 years, teaching native plant classes.She is a co-leader of the Chapter’s restoration of Jacksonville’s Native Park and received the St. Johns Riverkeeper/Riverside Avondale Preservation award for Outstanding River-Friendly Yard of the Year in 2013.
Sally’s OLLI spring class “Making Your Yard a Life Garden for Flying Flowers and Melodies and You” will focus on the butterflies, bees, and birds that visit our region to discover why they are important and learn how to select and care for the plants that will make your yard vibrate with life.