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American Rose Society Affiliate

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Capital Nursery, Citrus Heights, CA - October 5-6, 2002
Baldo Villegas, General Rose Show Chair; Colleen Gallagher, Artistic Section Chair

Gift of Life, won Queen of Show or Best one bloom entry of the Hybrid Teas and Grandiflora entries. It was exhibited by Duane and Melody Carlson of Roseville, CA who also won Miniature Queen of Show with Sweet Revenge.

Melody Perfumee, won King or 2nd Best of Show. It was entered by Colleen Gallagher of Fair Oaks, CA.

Asso di Couri, entered by Baldo Villegas, was one of the Court of Honor finalists -- top 8 roses.

Gemini, entered tight on Saturday morning, was at its glory in exhibition on Sunday afternoon.

Hot Cocoa, a new Floribunda rose for 2002, made its debut at our show. It has an unusual burnt-orange color. This specimen entered by Barbara Lane-Piert won best one bloom floribunda.

Hot Cocoa, a new Floribunda rose for 2002, at the end of the show. It still kept its great color and great substance.

Hot Cocoa, a new Floribunda rose for 2002, made its debut at our show.

The winning spray of Citrus Tease, a new floribunda, exhibited by Muriel Humenick.

Quiet Time, open bloom. Picked also as the President's Trophy winner by the Show Judges

Linda Burg and Ed Yesan judging miniature one-bloom-per-stem entries.

Beverly Rose Hopper and Ted Burg judging the one-bloom-per-stem Hybrid Tease and Grandifloras while Lynn Schweissinger looks on.

John Shaw and Laverne Cottet judging one-bloom-per-stem miniature entries while Colleen Gallagher and Denise Ivey (Colleen's Daughter) look on.

Arrangement Judges, Betty Ann Cassina, Ann Marie Harris, Earl Parsons, and Barbara Gillum (from left to right), judging the few but excellent arrangements created by members from our local rose societies.

Lynn Schweissinger and Ann Mansker trying to work while Society President, Colleen Gallagher, looks over their shoulder at the class winners in the one bloom per stem Hybrid Tease and Grandifloras.

Diane Richards and Melody Carlson recording the winning entries in the single bloom miniatures entered.

Lynn Schweissinger and Ann Mansker recording some of the one bloom per stem floribunda roses that were entered in this popular class.

Duane Carlson, giving some exhibition pointers to Leonora Abordo while taking a break from clerking the arrangements.

Arrangement Judge Betty Ann Cassina giving tips on how the judged arrangements could have been improved. Looking on are Sunshine Bishop, Colleen Gallagher and daughter.

Tally chair, Scott Becker, working on recording the show results while Cameron, Colleen's grand son, makes sure that the data entry is accurate.

Trophy and Refreshments Chairs, Dixie Edge and Sunshine Bishop, chatting while waiting for winning entries to come and be tallied.

Duane and Melody Carlson with their winning entry of "Gift of Life" which won Queen of Show of large roses.

Duane and Melody Carlson with their winning entry of Sweet Revenge which won Queen of Miniature Roses.


Colleen Gallagher with her winning entry of Melody Perfumee which won King of Show


Lynn Schweissinger won both Princess of Show in large roses as well as in miniature roses with her entries of Brandenberg Gate and Miss Flippins. She also won other trophies including Sweepstakes with the most first place ribbons.


Ivanette Griggs, won several awards including Miniature King of Show with Child's Play.

Old timer, Muriel Humenick, accepting a trophy for an excellent specimen of "Yesterday" that she used to win the Trailing Rose Class during the show.

Baldo Villegas with his winning entry of "Tin Can Derby," a mass arrangement of leftover bloom.

Colleen Gallagher besides her "Best of Show" winning arrangement


Sunee Webb, accepting one of her arrangement trophies

Joan Sprogis accepting a trophy for "3rd Best Miniature Arrangement"


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