America’s Best Rose Garden

The San Jose municipal Rose Garden beat out over 100 rose garden in the U.S. to win the coveted “America’s Best Rose Garden” award.

Friends of the Rose Garden

become Friends IN the Rose Garden and enjoy spending time together at the garden.  Here volunteers are displaying their gauntlet gloves donated by West County Gardener Gloves!

Winter Pruning

is one of the major events of the year.  In 2010, over 900 volunteers showed up and pruned 4,000 roses in 90 minutes!  Join us January 2014!

All Levels of Abilities

are welcome at our events. We have trained volunteers that can assist the young and the old in learning about how to care for roses.


The Friends of the San Jose Rose Garden

have Master Volunteers that teach people proper rose care, and they get to practice in the Garden!