Myers, Don; Myers, Mary
September 2011
American Rose;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p36
The article discusses the art and practice of being a judge at a rose show. To qualify as a judge, one has to attend a school, pass both a written test and a practical exam, then apprentice with experienced judges prior to full accreditation. The authors state that judges undergo training to understand the standards for exhibition for rewarding the best roses at their most perfect stage of beauty. Judges are generally experienced rose growers, continuing to grow and evaluate new roses.


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