SPICER'S STEPS TO GOOD EXHIBITING
A presentation by Cindy Spicer
at the January 31, 1998 Carolina District Winter Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina.

  1. Set goals for yourself.
  2. Make your garden exhibitor friendly.
  3. Grow more varieties that do well for you and eliminate non-productive plants.
  4. Use more organics and you and your plants will be happier and healthier.
  5. Water! Water! Water!
  6. Increase your grooming skills by practicing on blooms in the off season.
  7. Learn from your own experiences and the experiences of other rosarians.
  8. Be selective with the blooms you take to a show.
  9. Be courteous of the other exhibitors during preparation.
  10. Have fun.
  11. Remember ... HOURS INVESTED = GOALS ACHIEVED