Berkeley Rose Garden

The Berkeley Rose Garden has undergone extensive renovation, a full circle opportunity for the Berkeley Garden Club as we were instrumental in it's original planting in 1937.  We helped with pruning and maintenance of the extensive collection of roses as well as planting and maintaining the slope leading down to the garden.

 
 
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Summer 2016

The beautiful pergola which was a destination for many years was rebuilt.

 
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Roger Kubalek

The enthusiastic and charming new gardener, Roger Kubalek has great plans for the garden and welcomed community participation.  

 
 Area to be planted by BGC volunteers.

Area to be planted by BGC volunteers.

 Patricia St. John's Slope Planting Plan 11/1/16

Patricia St. John's Slope Planting Plan 11/1/16

 Plants delivered and ready for planting as soon as the soil drains properly.

Plants delivered and ready for planting as soon as the soil drains properly.

Rose Garden Slope

The slope leading down to the garden was cleared, graded and planted with deer proof, drought tolerant low maintenance foliage plants.

Planting Plan - January 2017

Patricia Saint John developed plans, with a list of suggested plants, for the slope, the area under the Berkeley Rose Garden sign, and the arch behind the overlook.  The plans have been approved by the City of Berkeley, plants ordered, and delivered!  BGC volunteers planted the slope on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, a sunny day between the storms.