The Rocky Mountain District is happy to announce an all-day Consulting Rosarian (“CR”) School in Denver on July 22, 2017, from 8:00am to 4:30pm, at the Plant Society Building, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street, Denver, 80206. The CR Program has evolved throughout the years inspiring the love and appreciation of roses. Consulting Rosarians are knowledgeable in all aspects of rose culture and are willing to share their knowledge with other rosarians and the public.
The school is open to prospective and current CRs and will consist of speakers and review of rose related topics. The registration fee is $40 for prospective CRs and $30 for current CRs auditing the school. Lunch and refreshments are included in the registration fee.
To become a CR you must be an active member of a local rose society, have grown various types of roses for at least five years, be a member of the American Rose Society for three consecutive years, complete a CR Candidate Form, have three letters of recommendation and pass an open-book test. If you are interested in becoming a CR please down load the registration form here and mail along with a check for $40 made out to the Rocky Mountain District to Barbara Kemp, MRD Chair, 15030 W. 77th Drive, Arvada, CO 80007. When your registration form is received, additional forms and instructions will be emailed to you to complete the registration process. Also purchase or download the CR Manual (see instructions below) before the July class and bring a copy to the class.
All current CRs who attend the school will receive four credits to recertify for another four years. If you are a current CR and would like to attend the class please down load the registration form here and mail along with a check for $30 made out to the Rocky Mountain District to Barbara Kemp, MRD Chair, 15030 W. 77th Drive, Arvada, CO 80007.
The Consulting Rosarian Manual (pages only) is available on the American Rose Society’s website, http://www.rose.org/. You can download a copy by clicking on Members Only, ARS Resources, Consulting Rosarians, and then CR Manual PDF (current 9/16). Or a paper copy can be purchased from ARS for $10.
All registrations and fees MUST be received by June 5. Please contact Barbara Kemp with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.