Huronia Rose Society

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Located In Community Barrie
Address Meeting Location - Dorian Parker Community Centre
227 Sunnidale Rd
Barrie, ON L4N 5P1
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Intersection Sunnidale Rd and Cundles Rd W
Contact Information
Primary Contact Virginia Foster, President; Phone: (Residence) 705-739-8588; Email:
Alternate Contact Edna Caldwell, Secretary; Phone: (Residence) 705-721-0484; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Virginia Foster 
28 Meadowlark Rd 
Barrie, ON L4M 6E1
Description & Services
Description (Service) Discusses rose growing and other garden subjects
  • hosts a Rose Show in late June or early July
  • Regional contact people in various areas to assist with problems in rose culture
  • each year during the month of May the Huronia Rose Society sells rose bushes at the Saturday morning Farmer's Markets in Barrie and Orillia
  • maintains a rose garden of hardy Canadian roses at Barrie's South Shore Community Centre, a plan of the garden with the names and description of the different types of roses in the garden is available at the garden site
  • hosts an annual rose show at Dorian Parker Community Centre
For information about ordering roses check website, Huronia Rose Society or Huronia Rose Society Facebook/ for ordering information
Hours Meetings held 4 times a year in Apr, Jun, Sep and Oct * visit website for specific dates * meetings held from 7 pm-9 pm
Dates Meetings:Sep-Jun * Annual Rose Show: call or email for information
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Interested gardeners
  • Call or email for information
  • attend the General Meeting
Languages English
Fees Membership - Individual $15 * Family $20 * youth no fee
Other Details
Established 1980
Elections October
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Meeting Location: Parking - Usable * Entrance - Usable (manual doors) * Main Facilities - Accessible * Volume control telephone
Print Material Growing Roses in a New Era 
Your guide for Planting and Caring for a Rose Garden 
Over-Wintering of Tender Roses 
Quarterly Newsletter - "Rose Petals"