About RSV meetings

For time, place, and other practical details, see below

We love our monthly meetings; being in a room with like-minded enthusiasts and experts. Here is a chance to get real, practical advice and instruction from experienced rosarians. Every possible topic of interest relating to rose husbandry and appreciation, is covered.

All that with plenty of laughter and fun and a delish supper.

The programmed part of a meeting is usually finished by 9.30pm, after which it’s conversation and comestibles.

At most meetings a mini rose show competition is held where members may practice their show bench skills and new members may learn how to exhibit roses and get on-the-spot advice from the experts.

Bring your roses and share their glory with all.

Although meetings are ‘members only’ events, visitors are very welcome to come along and dip a toe in the rosy water. Feel free to bring a friend.


Tuesday 10th of May 8pm

Dr Jacinta Burke- Propagating Roses From Cuttings.

More and more in the rose industry, vigorous roses for landscaping such as the beautiful dense-foliaged, petite-bloomed Carpet Roses, are being propagated by cuttings rather than by grafting onto rootstock.

Anyone interested in ‘own roots’ roses and curious about how to make rose bush one into many, will love this presentation by our expert and scientist Jacinta.

For this meeting, come to the usual physical venue! (See below)

At least Double-vax status will need to be presented, and there will be:

  1. QR check-in by, or on behalf of, each participant.

2. RSV visitor’s book sign-in

Tuesday 14th of June 8pm

‘Beyond the Garden Gates’ – The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.

Members will be treated to a virtual walk around the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne, focusing in particular on special interest areas like Long Island, the Sensory Garden, the lakes, Arid Garden, Volcano, Australian Forest Walk AND THE SPECIES ROSE GARDEN! The talk will cover the landscapes and plants of the gardens, and the history of this extraordinary Victorian treasure.

This meeting will take place over Zoom

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8692229049?pwd=TjA5OUJoMVl4QlBSV3dlTTJTcEcxQT09

Meeting ID: 869 222 9049 Passcode: 074717

July – December 2022

Yet to be determined

Meetings- when and where


Attendees must-
-present proof of COVID 19 double vaccination status.
-sign in on arrival on the RSV attendance list, or scan the provided QR code.


Meetings traditionally take place on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 8 pm, unless otherwise advised. For the past many months our physical meetings have been paused, and we have slipped into the ethereal spaces online in Zoom. We look forward greatly to being able to meet once again at the address below:


Mount Waverley Bowling Club on the corner of Alvie Road and Wadham Parade, Mount Waverley


It’s best to park in the Alvie Road carpark and walk past the first bowling green to our building.

as below…
Parking at the Mt Waverley Bowling Club