Otherwise Normal People... Rose Exhibitors take the art and skill of growing roses to the competitive level. If you've never been to a rose show, the experience is sure to be embedded in your sensory memories for years to come! The fragrance, the colors, the talent... Won't you join us at the next Rose Show?


June 11, 2018

1.         Floral preservative prolong vase life by 50%.  Have it ready before harvesting blooms so that stems can be placed as they are cut.  James Johnson, (Benz School of Floral Design) recommends mixing 2 cups of warm water, 2 cups of Sprite/7-Up and 1 teaspoon of...

June 7, 2018

When you find that one really beautiful bloom in the garden you have a few choices. Just stand there and truly appreciate the wonder of its beauty or cut it and continue to enjoy its beauty out of the garden.  OR you can freeze that beauty forever by drying it. One mig...

May 30, 2018

Have you ever gone outside, picked a few blooms of something, brought them inside, plunked them in a vase and then sort of ‘fiddled’ with them.  Well, you are an arranger.

In the rose shows we have classes for ‘fiddlers’ like yourself.  They are called exhibitors. Somet...

**awards are listed by Class/ Variety/ Winner


National Challenge Class

'Nancy Mae'

Ashley Brady

One Bloom

'First Choice'


One Spray


Ashley Brady

Fully Open Bloom

'Diamond Eye'

Ashley Brady


'Cinnamon Girl'

Sara Coleman

Macro Photography

'Autumn Slp...

ARS Middle/High School Digital Rose Photo Contest 2018 

Contestants are permitted to enter a maximum of three digital photographs per category in all categories.

Duplicate photos may NOT be entered in different categories.

Digital photographs must be .jpeg files an...


In our desire to further the ARS mission to promote the culture and appreciation of the rose, through education and research, as well as our desire to continue the work of ARS into perpetuity; we have established the annual RISING STARS AWARD for up to five...

May 10, 2018

I entered my first rose show in the spring of 2014 and was bitten by the bug right away.

I was very fortunate to have supportive friends both at my first show and throughout

future shows. I hope the information below captures what to expect at a show and

encourages you to...

May 1, 2018

American Rose Society's National Miniature Rose Conference & Rose Show in Jacksonville Florida, May 4-6, 2018

April 23, 2018

Hosted by the Jacksonville Rose Society

Convention Theme: “A Run for the Roses”

Convention Dates: May 4-6, 2018

Convention Location: Jacksonville, FL

Convention Chair: Ray Guillebeau; Phone: (904) 728-5957; 

Email: kokosrose1@gmail.com

Convention Hotel: The Lexington, Jackso...

April 23, 2018

Hosted By: The San Diego Rose Society

Convention Theme: Fiesta of Roses

Convention Dates:  October 25-29, 2018

Convention Location:  San Diego CA

Convention Chair:  Ruth Tiffany

Convention Hotel:  Crowne Plaza, San Diego CA

Website:  http://fiestaofroses.org/


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