Horizon Roses 2012

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Horizon Roses, published annually for nearly 40 years, is a compilation of comments by the nation's top rose exhibitors on the exhibition potential of the newest hybrid teas, floribundas, miniflora and miniature roses. For most exhibitors, it has long been considered the indispensible guide to buying new show roses. More

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About Robert B. Martin Jr.

Robert B. Martin Jr. has been growing roses for more than 40 years. He and his wife Dona live in Escondido, California, where they have a rose garden of more than 400 roses of all types. He is an ARS Master Rosarian, an Accredited Horticultural Judge and an Accredited Arrangements Judge. 

Bob has been an Editor of Horizon Roses for 19 years and the National Editor for eight years. He is also the Editor of Rose Exhibitors' Forum, a quarterly publication of the American Rose Society; as well as the author of the book Showing Good Roses. Bob maintains a website covering U.S. rose shows at www.RoseShow,com. He was honored for his lifetime contribution to rose education as a 2009 recipient of the ARS Klima Medal.

Bob is an active rose exhibitor at all levels and the 2007 recipient of the ARS Guy Blake Hedrick Jr. Award for lifetime achievement in rose exhibiting.  He is also a hybridizer with nine registered varieties, including the show roses 'Butter Cream', 'Peter Cottontail', 'Pasadena Star', 'Peachy Cheeks' and 'Dona Martin'. He also serves as the western regional director of the Rose Hybridizers Association.

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Ken Huff reviewed on May 24, 2013

This is a really great book, so complete and comprehensive. Personal thanks to Bob Martin for putting all of this together. Before I ever purchase another rose, I will be consulting this book to determine the worthiness of the space the rose is to occupy.
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Carmen Palise reviewed on Nov. 18, 2012
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Horizon Roses 2012 is an indispensable resource for me since I love roses, buy, and plant new ones every year. I appreciate the honest and concise reviews submitted by experienced rose growers who know exactly how the roses have performed in their gardens.
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