Robert B. Martin Jr.

Biography

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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Books

Horizon Roses 2013
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Horizon Roses, now in its 30th year, is an annual 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.
Horizon Roses 2012
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,670. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
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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.
Horizon Roses 2011
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,850. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(5.00 from 1 review)
Horizon Roses, published annually for nearly 40 years, is a compilation of comments by the nation's top exhibitors on the exhibition potential of the newest hybrid teas, floribundas, miniflora and miniature roses. For most exhibitors, it has long been considered an indispensible guide to buying new show roses.

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