Who Was Dorothy Perkins? | Voices From The Garden | Dawn Pettinelli

September 11, 2016
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Voices From The Garden

Dawn Pettinelli, an Extension Educator who blogs for the University of Connecticut's Home & Garden Education Center asks the question, "Who was Dorothy Perkins, and what's she doing in my garden?" Dawn shares with us about this special rose in her garden. Introduced around 1901, the Dorothy Perkins rose became one of the most widely grown roses in the world. Hear how this rose continues to endear itself to gardeners today. 

Learn more about today's guest: 

University of Connecticut - Home & Garden Education Center https://uconnladybug.wordpress.com



Voices From The Garden is a series of short broadcasts submitted by gardeners who share with us an intrinsic mix of life lessons, faith stories and gardening adventures, exclusively on the Rose Chat Podcast.  Do you have a story to tell? Record your experience and send it to us at GROW@RoseChat.info 

Five Exhibition Roses To Awaken The Exhibitor Within You | Bob Martin

August 28, 2016
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Exhibiting roses is a fun and rewarding hobby. We believe deep inside most every rose grower is an exhibitor waiting for an opportunity to show the world their blooms. Today we hear from a rose master who'll tell us about five exhibition quality roses that you can grow and show. We think that by growing these roses, it'll surely awaken the exhibitor within you. This includes one rose that gets as big as a Volkswagen! Well, at least in Bob's garden... 

Here's a list of the roses Bob chatted with us about today:
  1. Rose de Rescht - Old Garden Rose (OGR)
  2. Joy - Miniature
  3. Julia Child - Floribunda
  4. Butter Cream - Miniflora
  5. Dona Martin - Hybrid Tea
Click the links to view photo's and purchase information for these roses from online retailers.  

About Our Guest:

Bob Martin has been growing roses for 44 years. He is one of the top exhibitors in the United States and maintains a garden of over 400 varieties. He is an ARS Master Rosarian, an Accredited Horticultural Judge and an Accredited Arrangements Judge. 

Bob is the current Vice President of the American Rose Society, is chairman of the American Rose Society Horticultural Exhibitor's Committee and Editor of the American Rose Society quarterly publication, the Rose Exhibitors' Forum. He maintains a website covering U.S. rose shows at RoseShow.com as well as a Facebook site for Rose Exhibitors' Forum. Bob has also been an Editor of Horizon Roses for 21 years and the National Editor for ten years. He is the author of the book "Showing Good Roses" and was honored for his lifetime contribution to rose education as a 2009 recipient of the ARS Klima Medal.

Bob is an active rose exhibitor at all levels and the 2007 recipient of the ARS Guy Blake Hedrick Jr. Award for lifetime achievement in rose exhibiting. During his 30 year exhibiting career, he has shown roses in more than 220 shows, winning more than 1,400 trophies in every exhibiting class, including 13 national trophies. Bob has also judged an additional 84 shows and is a frequent lecturer at judging schools through out the country.

An avid hybridizer, he has 14 registered varieties, including the show roses  'Butter Cream' & 'Dona Martin', varieties mentioned on today's broadcast. 


Today's Show Links:

The cornerstone of rose culture in the United States.
American Rose Society - Find a local rose show!
Top Exhibition Roses, Rose Show Results and more!
The "Must Have" insiders guide to purchasing exhibition roses.

The Queen’s Garden | Voices From The Garden | Lynn Hunt

August 14, 2016
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Voices From The Garden


Queen Elizabeth II, Great Britain's longest reigning monarch loves her garden and on this broadcast of Voices From the Garden, rosarian and author Lynn Hunt joins us to chat about her recent trip to England to visit Queen Elizabeth's garden at Buckingham Palace. Lynn not only chats with us about the beautiful roses growing in this magnificent garden, but also about sustainable gardening practices being used; such as a garlic spray, the use of beneficial insects and the cultivation of bees -- all designed to make this garden fit for a Queen. 


Don't miss Lynn Hunt's glorious gardening adventures on her blog The Dirt Diaries
Watch a segment of the PBS series dedicated to the Queen's Garden

Voices From The Garden is a series of short broadcasts submitted by gardeners who share with us an intrinsic mix of life lessons, faith stories and gardening adventures, exclusively on the  Rose Chat Podcast.  Do you have a story to tell? Record your experience and send it to us at GROW@RoseChat.info 

Jackson & Perkins New Intros for 2017

August 7, 2016
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Join the Rose Chat Podcast crew as they visit with Wes Harvell and Paul Zimmerman who stopped by to chat about what's happening at Jackson & Perkins Roses. They share their thoughts on gardening, a new video series on growing roses and offered us an exclusive preview into four awesome introductions for 2017.  

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Today's Show Links:

SPECIAL OFFER for Rose Chat Listeners:
Jackson & Perkins is offering Rose Chat Podcast listeners FREE Shipping on orders over $39 through September 15, 2016. Use the offer code: rosechat at checkout to receive this exclusive offer. 

All About Sunburn | Rose Garden Check Up | Dr. Barry McCasland

July 24, 2016
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Have you ever felt the sting of a sunburn? It's no fun and we all try to avoid it if we can. On this broadcast, Dr. McCasland talks about what causes sunburn and offers some tips and advice for avoiding it and how to soothe our sun burned skin. 

This series of podcasts is dedicated to health and wellness issues related to gardeners. Dr. McCasland is a board certified physician, avid rose gardener and wants you to get the most out of your health and your roses.

Note: The information provided in this series is meant for basic informational purposes, and is not intended to replace the advice given to you by your physician. Consult with your doctor before making decisions concerning your health.

The Rose Garden Checkup with Dr. Barry McCasland, heard exclusively on the Rose Chat Podcast.

Five Fabulous Old Garden Roses | Cydney Wade | Rose Petals Nursery

July 10, 2016
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Do you have fifteen minutes to hear about five fabulous old garden roses? On this broadcast, OGR aficionado, Cydney Wade who owns Rose Petals Nursery chats with us about five roses that are fully sustainable and super easy to grow. If you love the beauty, fragrance and allure of old roses, you're gonna love this conversation.  

Show Links:
 

Tyler Francis | Certified Roses for 2016 + Bonus Track

June 26, 2016
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SHOW SUMMARY:

Tyler Francis joins us to talk about new roses from Certified Roses for 2016 and beyond! You'll hear a little about the history of Certified and how they are working to bring beautiful varieties of roses that will be winners in your garden. Tyler talks about new varieties and gives us an update on the Miranda Lambert that benefits Mutt Nation, a charity dedicated to ending animal cruelty and neglect.  


BONUS FEATURE:
Stay tuned after the credits for a bonus track where the Rose Chat Podcast crew and Tyler have a text and talk session about some of the roses that are in the pipeline for future introduction. Don' t miss it! 


ABOUT TYLER FRANCIS:

Tyler Francis and his father, Michael Francis, own and operate Francis Roses, one of the largest rose growers in the United States. Founded in 1987, the 2000-acrefarm is located just outside Phoenix, Arizona. Francis Roses grows over 500 different commercial varieties of two-year budded and own-root roses in addition to over one thousand varieties currently in development. This family-run business is strongly committed to providing the best quality roses for gardens in every region across the United States. A graduate ofUniversity of Arizona and Southern Methodist University, Tyler holds a baccalaureate and advanced degree in economics.


Links:

Certified Roses

Mutt Nation Foundation

June is National Rose Month | Voices From The Garden | Chris VanCleave

June 12, 2016
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The month of June is National Rose Month and America's Favorite Rose Gardener and Rose Chat Podcast creator Chris VanCleave shares the story of how the rose became the national floral emblem of the United States. He also shares some tips on how you can become an advocate for roses in your own home town. Don't miss this special broadcast of Voices from the Garden. 

Voices From The Garden is a series of short broadcasts submitted by gardeners who share with us an intrinsic mix of life lessons, faith stories and gardening adventures, exclusively on the  Rose Chat Podcast.  Do you have a story to tell? Record your experience and send it to us at GROW@RoseChat.info 

Rose Garden Check Up | Dr. Barry McCasland | The Buzz on Bees

June 5, 2016
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Get the buzz on bees on this broadcast of the Rose Garden Checkup. On this episode, Dr. Barry McCasland discusses how gardeners and bees can happily co-exist in the garden. He offers some helpful hints on avoiding the “sting” of a close encounter with bees and some practical solutions if you do. It's a show everyone is buzzing about! 

This series of podcasts is dedicated to health and wellness issues related to gardeners. Dr. McCasland is a board certified physician, avid rose gardener and wants you to get the most out of your health and your roses.

Note: The information provided in this series is meant for basic informational purposes and is not intended to replace the advice given to you by your physician. Consult with your doctor before making decisions concerning your health.

The Rose Garden Checkup with Dr. Barry McCasland, heard exclusively on the Rose Chat Podcast.

A Place in the Human Heart for Roses - Anja Taschner

May 23, 2016
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Do you know how to smell a rose? Anja Taschner does and she tells us how to truly appreciate the fragrance of a rose on this broadcast. She also talks about an exciting new line of roses now available in the United States with such intriguing names as "Count Dracula" and "Belle Rouge." The Taschner family believes that there is a place in every human heart for roses. Don't miss this special episode of the Rose Chat Podcast. 
Check out Ludwig's Roses Online
http://www.ludwigsroses.com/