Marci Martin fell in love with roses when she was a little girl, and the love affair goes on. She has been growing roses for 36 years in four different locations in the state of Connecticut.
Marci has been on the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Rose Society for about 15 years. She has served as Secretary, Vice President, and two terms as President. She has been an ARS Consulting Rosarian since 2000, and received appointment as Master Rosarian in 2010. She was honored to be awarded the ARS Outstanding Consulting Rosarian Award in 2008, and was awarded the ARS Silver Honor Medal for the Yankee District in 2012.
Check out her blog, ‘Everything Roses,’ at plantersplace.com. You will find over 60 articles on rose growing there for your reading and learning pleasure. On the same site, you will find a number of podcast recordings of Marci’s blogs that you can download to your listening devices.
Marci is currently the Master Consulting Rosarian at Woodland Gardens in Manchester. She is also a Rose Garden Consultant for personal and commercial gardens around the state.
Marci grows over 200 roses of all types in her home gardens in Windsor, CT. She conducts garden tours and workshops at her home and speaks for numerous groups about her love for roses and how to care for them. She lives with her husband, Bob, and her two cats, Mistletoes and Rahjah.