Of Naked Ladies & Forget Me Nots | Dr. Allan Armitage

April 17, 2017
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Dr. Allan Armitage joins us to talk about his latest book "Of Naked Ladies and Forget-Me-Nots", The stories behind the common names of some of our favorite plants. On this show you'll hear some incredible stories on why we shouldnt eat our carrots and how horny goat weed got it's name. We also chat with Dr. A about his favorite annuals and perennials for the garden and about the awesome app for gardeners he created. It's a must have for every techie gardener! Its a rip roaring time on this episode of the Rose Chat Podcast. 

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David Austin Roses - New Roses for 2017

April 2, 2017
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Acclaimed British rosarian and professional rose sniffer Michael Marriott joins us for a delighful conversation about two new roses being introduced this year from David Austin Roses. You'll be delighted by the white blooms of 'Desdemona' and overjoyed as you take a look at the glowing pink color of 'The Ancient Mariner'. 

Michael also chats with us about good garden design, some great companion plants and gives us the number one criteria that they use when selecting new roses. It's a broadcast you ceretainly don't want to miss. 

Learn more about the exciting new rose varieties talked about on today's show at DavidAustinRoses.com 

 

2017 Chicago Flower & Garden Show - Tony Abruscato

March 10, 2017
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CFGS_Vertical_Logo_2_2017.jpgThe Chicago Flower and Garden Show comes to life March 18-26 at Navy Pier with tons of gardens, fun activites, educational seminars and a charity event benefiting local garden endeavors. Tony Abruscato, President of Flower Show Productions joins us to share all about one of the nation's premiere flower and garden expositions.  

Show Links:

Chicago Flower Show Website
Chicago Flower Show on Facebook

Chicago Flower on Twitter

 

Rose Chat Podcast founder and host Chris VanCleave, aka "The Redneck Rosarian" will be a featured speaker at this years show. Check out his appearance schedule.

Chris VanCleave at the Chicago Flower Show

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

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.

The Gardener’s Hollow Leg | Gardening Innovations | Bob Blomberg

January 6, 2016
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On this episode of the Rose Chat Podcast welcomes Bob Blomberg, he's the inventor of the Gardener's Hollow Leg, a gardening debris and harvesting bag that you wear! It's a fabric sack attached to a belt that is worn while you are working in the garden. It's ideal for doing light pruning, dead-heading, spot-weeding, and general neatening. There’s even a Velcro-closed pocket for your cell phone or iPod! The patented ring-opening at the top makes it easy to drop your clippings into the sack! This gardening innovation could come in handy for the rose gardener. 

Mr. Blomberg is offering Rose Chat Listeners a discount when you use the discount code "ROSE" at checkout 
Learn more: TheGardenersHollowLeg.com 
Gardening Innovations is a series of broadcasts dedicated to showcasing new products that make our lives in the garden easier. Exclusively on the Rose Chat Podcast. 

Come Before Winter | Voices from the Garden | Chris VanCleave

November 5, 2015
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Rose Chat Creator Chris VanCleave aka "The Redneck Rosarian" takes a few moments to reflect on the gardening year and gives us some insight into preparing the garden and our lives for the coming winter. 

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.