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.

Pulling In Our Thorns | Voices From The Garden | Nancy Jones

April 9, 2016
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Nashville rose gardener Nancy Jones joins us to share an inspirational story about how to know when to pull in our thorns. 


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 



Tenarky 2016 Winter Workshop

March 24, 2016
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The Rose Chat Podcast was out in full force at the recent Tenarky District Winter Workshop held in Bowling Green Kentucky. Rose Chat Podcast creator Chris VanCleave was a featured speaker along with Carol Shockley, Curtis Aumiller, Steve Hutton, Mark Windam and American Rose Society President Pat Shanley. 

These winter workshops are designed to enlighten and inform area rose lovers on the latest trends and varieties in roses. During this event, Teresa Byington caught up with several of our rose loving friends and they had a lot to say!. On this broadcast, we chat with Master Gardener and Rosarian, Ron Daniels on mentors, memories and some of the favorite roses in his garden. Teresa also checks in with award winning exhibitor Mark Nolen on his"GoTo' roses for exhibition. Then Teresa chats with Nashville Rose Society President Cindy Worch on gardening with her husband, her no spray garden and some of her favorite varieties.  

To learn more about the wonderful programs of the Tenarky District of the American Rose Society Click HERE 
Become a member of the American Rose Society! Check out the membership options HERE

The Perfect Rose | Voices From The Garden | Josie Siler

March 21, 2016
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Writer, photographer and biker chick, Josie Siler shares her experience capturing roses in Lincoln Nebraska's famed Hamann Rose Garden.

Discover the beautiful photography of Josie Siler and view the "perfect rose" she speaks of on this broadcast on her blog: http://josiesiler.com/2016/01/22/the-perfect-rose/

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 

Cottage Gardening | Frederick Rice

March 10, 2016
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Frederick Rice is a dynamic, multifaceted public speaker who brings excitement, interaction, and a lifetime of experience in horticulture, theater, and travel to audiences throughout the Northeast as well as Europe. 


Fred was the creator of an extensive English style garden at his home in Manchester by the Sea, Mass. It was opened yearly for the The Garden Conservancy and appeared in several national and international magazines including, The English Garden. He joins us today to talk about romantic cottage gardens and a very special rose--Sally's rose.

Rose Garden Check Up | Dr. Barry McCasland | Chemical Safety

March 9, 2016
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On this broadcast of The Rose Garden Checkup Dr. McCasland discusses common uses for chemicals in the rose garden as well as some of the pitfalls of their use.

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.

Trends in Gardening + New Roses for 2016 from Star Roses & Plants

March 4, 2016
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We had an awesome conversation with Jacques Ferare Program manger at Star Roses & Plants. On this episode we chat with Jacques about hot new trends in gardening plus the latest rose introductions from Star Roses & Plants. Learn about how rose breeders are using regional studies to introduce roses in areas where they are most likely to thrive. You'll also hear about trends in mirco gardening, the floral industry and a whole lot more! 

Kiss From A Rose | Voices From The Garden | Jasmine H. Adams

February 19, 2016
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Today we hear from "a person with a hat full of labels" photographer, blogger and youtuber Jasmine Adams. She tells us of a chance encounter with a bed of roses in the ancient city of Aberdeen Scotland that reminded her that beauty is everywhere, you just have to look.  


Jasmine's Blog Post that inspired this podcast: DelightAndInspire.com 
Travel to Scotland: Visit Aberdeen Website 

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. 

Rose Garden Check Up | Dr. Barry McCasland | Color Blindness

February 16, 2016
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Rose Garden Checkup
Today we introduce a new segment to the Rose Chat family of Podcasts. The Rose Garden Checkup with Dr. Barry McCasland. This series of podcasts will enlighten and inform on 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. 
 
This week Dr. Barry discusses color blindness. It's cause, prevalence between men and women as well as how it affects the gardener. 
 
 
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.  

Downton Abbey Rose Collection - Weeks Roses

February 7, 2016
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Join us as we explore the world of Downton Abbey and a brand new collection of garden roses named for the beloved characters in this series. You'll learn more about Anna's Promise, meet Pretty Lady Rose, hear about Edith's Darling and revel with the Dowager countess as she admires "Violet's Pride". 

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Weeks Roses Marketing manager Karen Kemp-Docksteader chats with us about this collection on this episode of the Rose Chat Podcast. 
Learn more about Week Roses: www.WeeksRoses.com
Visit Highclere Castle: www.HighClereCastle.co.uk 
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