Category Archives: Rose Show

>Rose Shows – Horticulture Division

> The Horticulture Division is the backbone of any rose show and allows people who attend to experience a multitude of roses in one place. The sections of entry outlined here are only a few of the classes in which … Continue reading

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>Rose Shows – The English Box & Artist’s Palette

>The English Box and the Artists Palette have been at every rose show I have ever attended.They truly do show off the rose in a very striking manner. I view these entry classes as somewhat challenging. The English Box The … Continue reading

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>Rose Shows – The Arrangements Division

> Arrangements add that zing to a rose show like nothing else. The Birmingham Rose show has no shortage of artistic arrangements each year. Our Society is blessed with an array of talented floral designers whose goal is to show … Continue reading

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>Why We Show Roses – Guest Post

> As many of you know, the Birmingham Rose Show is this weekend May 7 & 8 at the beautiful Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Some people think, why bother to enter a show? I have to admit I thought that myself … Continue reading

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>Wacky Alabama Weather

> On Wednesday, we had 2″ of snow on the ground and temps in the teens. By Sunday the temperature had risen to 60 degrees with the snow gone and the sun shining bright, I took an opportunity to get … Continue reading

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>My Rose Show Results – Birmingham Rose Show 2010

> Do you ever go somewhere expecting nothing to happen, and then everything happens? So it was at the Birmingham Rose Show today. I had a few blooms and two bright ideas for arrangements to take to the show, with … Continue reading

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>Rose Insanity and The Birmingham Rose Show

>Ok, ok. I stopped at Lowe’s again this morning to purchased 4 more roses! 1 Caldwell Pink. I now have 3. They will be planted around our gas lamp out front. 3 Sunny Knockouts.I have not had good reports on … Continue reading

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>My First – Arrangement for Exhibition Workshop

>The Birmingham Rose Society sponsored a workshop last night on arrangements for exhibition. I am probably the least likely person of the group to be able to create an arrangement, but I thought I would give it a try. I … Continue reading

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>Nashville Rose Society Fall Show

>We are off to Nashville this weekend to attend the Nashville Rose Societies Fall Show. It is held at Cheekwood and is sure to be a welcome treat. Check out their website at http://www.nashvillerosesociety.com.

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>My First Rose Show Award

> I entered my first rose today in the modern shrub category at the Birmingham Rose Show. I got up this morning thinking that I did not have one single bloom to take today. I finally settled on 3 small … Continue reading

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