Karen Gardener - Overcoming Adversity To Bloom With The Roses

August 6, 2014

Karen Gardner joins us! Her nursery, Roses Inc. Green Country--is a business specializing in selling roses (more than 600 varieties!) as well as landscape design. Karen recently received the 2014 Green Profit Young Retailer Award. Don't miss her fascinating story from studying art in NYC to growing roses in Tulsa Oklahoma. A life changing event sent Karen's life into a tailspin. Little did she know how that one event would change her life forever. Hear this inspiring story as we chat with Karen about her nursery, rose care and about overcoming life's adversities. 

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Robbie Tucker - Rosemania - Rose Products & Safety

September 25, 2013


Robbie Tucker is a nationally recognized amateur hybridizer of miniflora and miniature roses, including Daddy Frank, a deep red, exhibition miniflora that was awarded the 2010 Award of Excellence. He is the owner and creator of Rosemania.com, an online source for state-of-the-art chemicals and organic products for roses. Robbie’s rose introductions include Miss Flippins, Cachet, Amy Grant, Ty, Dancing  Flame and Conundrum among numerous  award-winning varieties. He has won queen  at national rose shows four times. Robbie is  an ARS Consulting Rosarian, Horticulture  Judge, and past President of the Nashville  Rose Society. 

Robbie is a leader in the rose industry and will join us to share his tips and insights on safety tips for those who spray roses what protective gear is needed and will also discuss his popular spray reference guide.