- LA Times: Blighted by cutbacks, Rose Garden is reborn under volunteers’ care
An in-depth article about the formation of the Friends of the SanJose Rose Garden y the LA Times.
- Facing Budget Cutbacks, many public spaces look to volunteer gardeners
Associated Press writes about the Volunteering in Gardens – Oct. 26, 2011
- Mercury News Announces results of “America’s Best Rose Garden”
San Jose Muni wins “America’s Best Rose Garden”
- Mercury News Editorial on America’s Best Rose Garden
Mercury News Editorial “endorses” the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden for America’s Best Rose Garden!
- Spring rain brings more roses, more problems – Mercury News
Joan Morris write about the wetter season and how it affects the Rose Garden.
- Scott Herhold, San Jose Mercury News Features FSJRG’s campaign to win America’s Best Rose Garden
Scott Herhold, Columnist for the San Jose Mercury News writes a column on the friends of the San Jose Rose Garden’s quest to become America’s Best Rose Garden.
- Leigh Weimers KLIV speaks about America’s Best Rose Garden
Leigh Weimers, celebrated columnist uses his “Out and About” column to talk about voting for The San Jose Municipal Rose Garden for America’s Best Rose Garden.
- “Rose Garden volunteer honored for 1,000 hours of service to San Jose Municipal Rose Garden” 4-9-10
Rose Garden Resident profiles Myles upon his receiving the recognition of 1,000 hours of service to the garden
- “Friends of the San Jose Rose Garden hope it will be named “America’s Best Rose Garden” 4-2-10
Mercury News article announcing the “America’s Best Rose Garden” competition
- “San Jose Municipal Rose Garden named All-America Rose Selections test site” 5-2-09
Mercury News article announcing the selection of San Jose as the newest AARS Test Garden
- “2010 AARS winner is a show stopper” 5-2-09
Mercury News garden editor write about the introduction of the 2010 AARS winner at the San Jose Muni Garden
- “Rededication ceremony celebrates return to blooming status” 4-30-09
Rose Garden Resident writes about upcoming celebration on May 2
- Willow Glen Times “Smelling Like Roses” 2-4-09
Councilmember Oliverio honors Friends of the San Jose Rose Garden at State of the City breakfast.
- Mercury News Editorial “City’s Best Gift of 2008: Revival of Rose Garden” 12-25-08
Mercury News editorial about results of the volunteers and the partnership with the parks department.
- “Grass-root group revives San Jose’s beloved Rose Garden” 12-3-08
Mercury News article about the garden gaining National Accreditation
- Mercury News Slide show from Above Story 12-3-08
Slide Show from Mercury News article about the the garden gaining National Accreditation
- Mercury News Editorial “Rose garden showcases city-volunteer teamwork” 1-11-08
Mercury News uses success of this group to promote more Public/Private partnerships with a full time volunteer coordinator
- Duo sets out to restore famed local Rose Garden 1-10-08
Rose Garden & Willow Glen Resident outline formation of the volunteer group.
- Mercury News Columnist Sal Pizarro announces pruning day 1-7-08
Rose garden adopted, sent into “rehab”!.
- Volunteers aim to get San Jose garden smelling like a rose again 12-17-07
Mercury News Article about Four Volunteer’s connection with the garden and this groups efforts to bring it out of probation..
- Volunteers come out Smelling Like Roses 10-1-07
Councilmember Oliverio’s blog on proposing corporations being allowed to allow employees to volunteer in parks.
- Volunteer Efforts Key To Future 9-23-07
Mercury News Editorial on the volunteer efforts in the Rose Garden and San Jose.
- “Free The Roses Deadheading Day” 9-16-07
Local news coverage of the September Deadheading and weeding day in September.