Keeping Holiday Arrangements Fresh & Great Rose Growing Advice - Marci Martin

December 18, 2013
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Marci Martin fell in love with roses when she was a little girl, and the love affair goes on.  She has been growing roses for 36 years in four different locations in the state of Connecticut.

Marci has been on the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Rose Society for about 15 years.  She has served as Secretary, Vice President, and two terms as President.  She has been an ARS Consulting Rosarian since 2000, and received appointment as Master Rosarian in 2010.  She was honored to be awarded the ARS Outstanding Consulting Rosarian Award in 2008, and was awarded the ARS Silver Honor Medal for the Yankee District in 2012.

Check out her blog, ‘Everything Roses,’ at plantersplace.com.  You will find over 60 articles on rose growing there for your reading and learning pleasure.  On the same site, you will find a number of podcast recordings of Marci’s blogs that you can download to your listening devices.

Marci is currently the Master Consulting Rosarian at Woodland Gardens in Manchester.  She is also a Rose Garden Consultant for personal and commercial gardens around the state.

Marci grows over 200 roses of all types in her home gardens in Windsor, CT.  She conducts garden tours and workshops at her home and speaks for numerous groups about her love for roses and how to care for them. She lives with her husband, Bob, and her two cats, Mistletoes and Rahjah.  

What To Give A Gardener For Christmas - Jill Haisten

December 11, 2013
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Rosarian and style watcher, Jill Haisten of the Wiregrass Rose Society in Dothan, Alabama joins us to talk about her top 10 list of gifts for gardeners. Jill is a member of the Wiregrass Rose Society, Dothan AL  

Join us each week for the Rose Chat Podcast. This top rated podcast explores different aspects of roses. From where to plant roses, to which plants to buy. We explore the care and maintenance of roses as well as the latest trends in gardening. You'll hear from top authors and poets as well as take a look at roses in art, literature and history. We'll even offer tips, tricks and techniques on creating the garden of your dreams.

 

Hosted by award winning rosarians Chris VanCleave and Teresa Byington, each of whom bring a unique perspective to the wide world of roses. 

 

 

 

Best of Rose Chat - Protecting Roses in Cold Climates (Zones 3-5)

December 4, 2013
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Winter rose care in cold zones 3-5 can be a challenge and the Minnesota Rose Gardener, Jack Falker joins us to share tips and info from his Minnesota rose garden on this "Best Of" broadcast of The Rose Chat Podcast.

Join us each week for the Rose Chat Podcast. This top rated podcast explores different aspects of roses. From where to plant roses, to which plants to buy. We explore the care and maintenance of roses as well as the latest trends in gardening. You'll hear from top authors and poets as well as take a look at roses in art, literature and history. We'll even offer tips, tricks and techniques on creating the garden of your dreams.

Hosted by award winning rosarians Chris VanCleave and Teresa Byington, each of whom bring a unique perspective to the wide world of roses.