2013 AARS Rose of the Year 'Francis Meilland' - Hybrid Tea Rose Chat Radio welcomes Kristen Smith of Star Roses & Plants - Conard-Pyle. We'll be talking with Kristen about this beautiful new rose, the history of Conard-Pyle and also about the many other beautiful roses available from this internationally acclaimed rose producer! Join us!
Did you know that the rose is the 2012 Herb of the Year? Roses have been used for centuries as herbs and many varieties are quite edible. Jim Long will be with us to discuss his book "How To Eat A Rose". Join Us! BIO: Jim Long writes extensively and travels the world looking for interesting new herbs and vegetables. He’s been a regular columnist for The Herb Companion and The Ozarks Mountaineer magazines since 1992. He has a regular column, “The Heirloom Herbalist” for The Heirloom Gardening magazine and writes for Small Farm Today, Edible Austin, State by State Gardening and Missouri Gardening magazines. His gardens have been featured in Southern Living (twice), several Better Homes & Gardens' publications, and numerous other garden magazines. He's appeared on Home & Garden TV and Discovery Channel programs as well as the P. Allen Smith Gardens show. Jim chaired the first Herb of the Year project in 1994 while on the Board of Directors of the International Herb Association, helping found the Herb of the Year project. To learn more about the Herb of the Year, visit his Herb of the Year blog: http://herboftheyear.blogspot.com/.
Think kids aren't interested in roses? Think again! The American Rose Society has a great program to spark interest in growing roses with young people and we'll be talking with a mother daughter duo that have a blast growing and showing roses! Join us as we welcome Marcia & Cordelia Sanchez-Walsh. Both are award winning rosarians holding blue ribbons galore for horticulture, arrangments and photography and Cordelia just celebrated her 15th birthday! They will be sharing tips on how to get your kids in the rose garden!
Hear the wonderful story of how a group of dedicated volunteers began a rose garden revival in San Jose California that has won national acclaim. Join us as we welcome Beverly Rose Hopper, co-founder of the Friends of the San Jose Rose Garden. We’ll be talking with Beverly about how a community came together to build what is now America’s Best Rose garden. More Info can be found HERE Subscribe to the Rose Chat Radio Newsletter