Session Speakers Robert Myers and Jack Page
A Pennsylvania native Robert received his Associates Degree in Nursery Management from Williamsport Community College in 1986. He has spent most of his life in North Carolina where he and Jack Page opened The Perfect Rose, LLC in 2007. The company, which specializes in rose garden installation and maintenance, has grown to more than 300 contract customers in 12 short years!
Robert is the Past President of the Rowan Rose Society and Charlotte Rose Society, and is currently Vice President of both. He received the Bronze Medal from the Rowan Rose Society in 2007, and the ARS Carolina District Silver Medal in 2016. A Master
Consulting Rosarian and accredited Horticulture Judge, he has received both Outstanding Consulting Rosarian and Outstanding Horticulture Judge awards from the Carolina District. He is a member of the permanent jury for the International Rose Trials at the
Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. An accredited rose judge with the World Federation of Roses, he has judged roses in New Zealand, France, Uruguay, and Denmark.
Robert is an avid exhibitor and has won numerous awards from rose shows at the local, district, and national level. In addition to the Rowan Rose Society, he is also a member of the Winston Salem Rose Society, Charlotte Rose Society and SC Rose Society.
Jack is a North Carolina native who received his Bachelor of Architecture from NC State University in 1989. Growing up among the tobacco fields of the Piedmont, he learned much about gardening on the farm from his parents.
While continuing his architectural career, Jack along with Robert Myers, opened The Perfect Rose, LLC in 2007, which specializes in rose garden installation and maintenance. The company has grown so rapidly that Jack retired from his architecture profession in August 2011 to join The Perfect Rose full time. He is responsible for marketing, business development, and accounting, and assists with client rose garden maintenance as well.
Jack is a Past President of the Rowan Rose Society and became a Consulting Rosarian in 2011. He was awarded the Bronze Medal from the Rowan Rose Society in 2013, the Carolina District Outstanding Consulting Rosarian Award in 2016 and the District Silver
Medal in 2017. He currently serves as the Rowan Rose Society Newsletter Editor and is a member of the American Rose Society Newsletter Exchange. He has written articles on Rose Rosette Disease and Spring Pruning, as well as a World Federation Meeting Summary which appeared in the American Rose Society Newsletter.
Jack is currently serving as Treasurer for the Carolina District of the American Rose Society. In October 2018, Jack was unanimously voted by the American Rose Society Board of Directors to the office of Treasurer. This position includes a seat at the five-member Executive Committee and is Chairman of the Finance Committee. He is a member of the Rowan Rose Society, Winston Salem Rose Society, Charlotte Rose Society, and SC Rose Society.
Twelve Months of Rose Care
The owners of The Perfect Rose share the finer points of caring for your roses with specific tasks for each month of the year to produce beautiful plants.