Membership

As a chapter member society of the American Rose Society (ARS), membership in the Lehigh Valley Rose Society (LVRS) includes membership in the ARS. We have a variety of membership options outlined below:

Youth Individual LVRS Membership (ages 5 - 18): $15.00
Includes Youth ARS Membership (a $10.00 value)

Adult Individual LVRS Membership (ages 19 to 64): $65.00
Includes Adult Individual ARS Membership (a $49.00 value)

Adult Joint LVRS Membership (ages 19 to 64): $80.00
Includes Adult Joint ARS Membership (a $62.00 value)

Senior Individual LVRS Membership (ages 65+): $60.00
Includes Senior Individual ARS Membership (a $46.00 value)

Senior Joint LVRS Membership (ages 65+): $75.00
Includes Senior Joint ARS Membership (a $59.00 value)

Already a member of the American Rose Society this calendar year? Then click here to join instead of the regular member signup page.


David Austin Roses - "William and Catherine" - Ausrapper - 2011

Benefits:

As a member of both the Lehigh Valley Rose Society and the American Rose Society:

Local meetings, private garden tours, a summer Wine & Roses garden party, a holiday party, informative demonstrations, regular blog posts from our members with gardening tips and relevant recommendations, and a monthly local newsletter. Plus the best part of all - a network of local amateur and professional rosarians to connect with!

UPDATE: As a NEW member benefit - 1 free rose garden design of any size per year by a Master Rosarian. This design factors in the approximate size and location of your desired rose garden, number of roses, additional plants to complement the design, features such as benches, obelisks, arbors, bird baths, etc., the color scheme you're interested in, and any specific rose varieties you may like. A member of LVRS will be happy to come out and take measurements and photographs and write up information to pass along to the Master Rosarian.

Plus, as a newer organization, we are constantly adding new events and programming for our members and look for your input. 

Five issues of American Rose magazine, a $50 value. The only magazine devoted exclusively to roses and rose culture, these bi-monthly, 84-page issues feature informative articles and beautiful photography for beginners and experienced rose growers alike. View a free issue online at www.rose.org!

One issue of American Rose Annual, a $20 value. The November/December issue of American Rose features 128 pages of the latest in rose research, growing techniques, tips and more, from writers across the country and abroad.

The Handbook for Selecting Roses, a $10 value. Every year, rosarians from across the country participate in rating the newest roses. From the thousands of reports, we tabulate the ratings and publish the results in this guide.

Monthly online newsletter Roses & You, edited by Teresa Byington and full of helpful tips and tools of the rose growing trade.

Free online access to the Modern Roses database.

Free Advice from Consulting Rosarians. ARS Consulting Rosarian program connects members with expert rosarians that provide free assistance with your rose questions.

Discounts of up to 30% at merchant partners. ARS Membership Benefit Partner program offers discounts at a number of merchants with new partners being added continuously.

Free or reduced garden admissions, a $25 value after just three uses. With the Reciprocal Garden Admission program, members enjoy free or reduced admission to and discounts at hundreds of gardens, conservatories, and arboreta nationwide. 

A subscription to Better Homes and Gardens magazine. A member benefit from the American Public Gardens Association Gardens & Institutions members. Available to new and renewing members with ARS.

Member Benefit Partners

As a member, you’ll receive discounts from the following Member Benefit Partners (check back often as we add more - local vendors listed in bold):

  • 4 Seasons Garden Center (Breinigsville, PA), 15% discount (plants), 10% discount (everything else, excluding already discounted items), https://4-seasonsgardencenter.net/
  • Angel Gardens, 10% discount, www.angelgardens.com
  • David Austin Roses, 10% discount, www.davidaustinroses.com
  • Fish In The Garden, 15% discount, fishinthegarden@gmail.com, 207-797-2988
  • High Country Roses, 15% www.highcountryroses.com
  • Jackson & Perkins, 15% discount, www.jacksonandperkins.com
  • KeyPlex, $2.00 off discount, $2.00 donation to ARS, www.keyplexdirect.com
  • Mitchell Nelson’s Fine Art, 20% discount, mitchellnelsonsfineart@gmail.com, 425-314-3185
  • Northland Rosarium, 10% www.northlandrosarium.com
  • Pine Straw Direct, 5% discount, www.pinestrawdirect.com
  • Plant Addicts, 10% discount, www.plantaddicts.com
  • Rogue Valley Roses, 10% discount, www.roguevalleyroses.com
  • Walnut Hill Farm, 10% discount on potted roses, call 1-269-427-4010, or e-mail tconk@msn.com.
  • Witherspoon Rose Culture, FREE Rosebush with a new full membership, 10% discount, www.witherspoonrose.com, call 800-643-0315

Are you interested in joining us? Click here to sign up. Alternatively, you can download a PDF of our membership form and mail it in with a check.