1685 Magnolia Drive, Healdsburg, CA 95448 -- (707) 433-7455 | FAX (707) 433-5683 | info@russian-river-rose.com

Events in Our Garden

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MAY 2019

Our Display Garden and Nursery are OPEN EVERY WEEKEND in April and May from 10-5, including out very special Mother's Day celebration.



"Peak Bloom
            Perfume Rose Oil
            Harvest Demos"

May 4th & 5th  Sat./Sunday.
Nursery & Garden Open 10-5   $2 Donation. No reservations req'd

Demonstrations throughout the day, starting at 10 am.

bags of perfume roses
Baskets of Roses
Perfume Roses in the Wine Country
Roses and the Still

Come visit California's ONLY Perfume Rose fields
In Full Bloom!

EXPERIENCE an authentic, behind the scenes peek at the ancient process of rose water and rose oil extraction.

      See the overflowing baskets of rose
          petals picked that day from our French,
          Persian and Bulgarian Rose Fields,
      Help stuff the petals into the antique
           copper STILLS,
      Delight in the scent-ual steam-wafting
           all around you,
      Sample the rose infused water as it
            is released from the petals, and
      Taste our yummy Rose Water Sorbet

Staff will be on hand to explain the process and why only a hand full of roses are good enough for rose oil production.  You can also see the fields the roses are harvested from.

VISIT Our Gorgeous Gardens in Full Bloom.
        Roam among the garden collection of 650 varieties of roses
              and 200 kinds of irises.
       Wander down the 'Rose Allee', a series of 8 12ft by 12ft arches,
              billowing with climbing roses.
        Visit the 'Seven Dwarves' collection, the 'Hummingbird Wall',
              the 'Hollywood and Vine' Roses, and so much MORE.

garden visiters during bloom arcs of rose blooms

NURSERY OPEN 10-5 & filled with fragrant roses, irises & perennials. 

"A Prelude to Mother's Day"
May 11th  Saturday.
Garden & Nursery Open from 10-5    $2 Donation

We welcome you and your family to enjoy the sights and fragrances of our garden, at full bloom, on the eve of Mother's Day. So much to see and enjoy!

Visit our nursery and perhaps select a rose-y gift for Mom- A gorgeous rose she'll treasure & enjoy year-round, rose water or Gift Certificate for future pleasure.  Complementary Self-Guided Tour Maps.

Garden and NURSERY OPEN 10-5. 

"Mothers Day Open Garden" no diogs or picnics
May 12th  Sunday
Garden & Nursery
Open 10-5
$2 donation.

Enjoy this special day in honor of our wonderful Mothers. Wander through the rose garden AT FULL BLOOM!  Many families have made a Mother's Day visit to our garden a family tradition.   Allow yourselves this day to really "Smell the Roses"!

Maybe even select a rose plant for Mom to take home! 


Experience the beauty and fragrance of 650 verieties of roses as you stroll down the Rose Allee with huge rambling roses billowing down from 12'x12' arches.
    Also, enjoy our secret garden treasures: "the Purple Playground", the "Humming Bird Wall", "Hollywood and Vine", "7 Dwarves", "Children's Garden" and the "Kitchen Garden" collections and see California's ONLY Perfume Rose Fields --- in Full Bloom!.

All Mothers will receive a special something...

Nursery open and brimming with roses and hummingbird/butterfly attracting annuals & perennials.

Check out our gift shop with many unique items such as our ultra-fragrant, estate produced Rose Water.  The Rose water comes in a gift bag with 14 simple and delicious recipes and a blurb about its unique origins.

"Sights and Scents in an
          Enchanted Rose Garden"

May 18th & 19th  Saturday & Sunday
Garden & Nursery    Open 10-5       $2 donation.

Fairy Story Time & Book Signings - Sat. @ 11 & 2/Sun. @ 2

    Visit our Enchanting Gardens - Inhail the scent of 650 varieties of roses perfuming the air.  Wander down the 400 ft. 'Rose Allee', explore the Butterfly Garden, Hummingbird Wall and many other delights.

    Meet and Enjoy   Angela Sage Larsen, author of the famous Petalwink the Fairy book series, reading her stories in her cheery way (Sat. @ 11 & 2/ Sunday @ 2).  Following the reading, she will be available for book signing. Click HERE for more about Petalwink.

    Peek into our NEW Children's Fairy Garden, an enchanted village of special fairy houses, flowers, cottages, streams and sparkles.

Girl with
Petalwink Books and
Petalwink Herself
Petalwink Reader

  Visit California's only Perfume Rose Fields-      Immerse yourself in the scent of hundreds of specially selected roses from Bulgaria, France and Persia. Planted, en masse, for the production of rose water and rose oil.

    Sample: our ESTATE grown and produced rose water and rose oil perfume "Rose Embrace".  Treat yourself to a taste our wonderful rose water sorbet -- Yum.


NURSERY OPEN and fairy full of gorgeious roses, irises and perennials for sale.

Garden and NURSERY OPEN 10-5. 

"Tea and Memories in the Rose Garden"
Memorial Holiday Day Weekend
May 25, 26, & 27  Sat/Sun/Monday
Garden & Nursery Open 10-5

$4 Donation includes Tea Service.  No reservations required.

 Sip a cup of organic TEA as you enjoy the scents and sights of our beautiful Rose Garden, with its collection of 650 varieties of antique and modern roses, surrounded by the lovely, rolling vineyards of Dry Creek Valley.

     Tables and chairs will be set out throughout the garden, so you may 'sit and sip' while watching butterflies and Hummingbirds flit and hum around you.

   Place a personal message on our 'MEMORIAL WISHING TREE'  in memory of a friend or loved one, or simply offer a positive thought or hope for yourself or the world.  Perhaps, compose a poem or haiku....

     The tree will slowly fill with hundreds of these beautiful fluttering messages.  Absolutely Lovely!

  Enjoy the 400 ft. 'Rose Allee', a series of 8 - 12' x 12' arches covered with billowing roses.   Explore the 'Butterfly Garden', Hummingbird Wall and much more.

Sample: Estate made rose water, Perfume and rose water sorbet.   Limited quantities will also be available for purchase.

Our Nursery will be open and filled with gorgieous roses, irises, and
       perennials for birds, bees and butterflies.
       End of Season Plant Sale !!!

Nursery with Many Plant Selections
Happy Buyer

Nursery and Garden Open 10-5.

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Photos courtesy of Mikala Kennan.