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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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.

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

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.  

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Tyler Francis | Certified Roses for 2016 + Bonus Track

June 26, 2016
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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.


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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/

Bringing People Together - A Rose Garden for Cheekwood

May 16, 2016
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Nashville Rosarian Ron Daniels joins us to tell us about how a partnership between the Nashville Rose Society and the Cheekwood Botanical Gardens that has yielded a teaching garden for generations to enjoy and stands as a testament of what can be achieved when local rose societies partner with local gardens to teach people about growing roses. 

About Cheekwood: 
Cheekwood, a 55-acre estate built by the Maxwell House Coffee fortune in Nashville, Tennessee, and one of the finest examples of an American Country Place Era estate in the United States. The Botanical Garden is a spectacular showcase of color and horticultural diversity with eleven specialty display gardens and stunning natural landscape. The Museum of Art has collections of painting, sculpture and decorative arts. www.Cheekwood.org

About Nashville Rose Society: 
The Nashville Rose Society serves all of Middle Tennessee by sharing knowledge and information about our national flower, the rose. Through a monthly newsletter and meetings that feature regional and nationally recognized speakers, we bring you advice and instruction geared to growing roses in the specific soil and climatic conditions of this area.

The Nashville Rose Society meets in the Potter Room of the Botanic Hall/Visitor Services Building at the Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, 1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, Tennessee 37205  www,NashvilleRoseSociety.com

Biltmore Blooms | Emily Wilson

April 10, 2016
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Biltmore’s gardens and grounds are flourishing this spring as a progression of colorful blooms blankets the estate, paying homage to the legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted and his final professional project--George Vanderbilt’s gardens at Biltmore. The estate’s celebration of Olmsted’s vision and the beauty of springtime, Biltmore Blooms runs through May 26, 2016.

The Rose Chat Podcast had an opportunity recently to chat with Biltmore Horticulturalist Emily Wilson about this special time of year, also about “Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film” special exhibition of over 40 wedding dresses used in such films as "The Duchess." Emily shared with us some of the new roses planted in the walled garden of the estate and she also shared with us about how the Biltmore uses beneficial insects to combat pests in the garden. It's a conversation you don't want to miss. 

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For trip planning during Biltmore Blooms, stay up-to-date with what’s currently flowering with weekly reports from the estate’s Director of Horticulture, Parker Andes at Biltmore.com/bloomreport.