Exhibiting Mini & Miniflora Roses with Richard Anthony

May 20, 2015
The rose show season is in full swing and exhibitors all over the country are on the hunt for the best exhibition roses all in pursuit of the coveted Queen of Show.  

Richard Anthony is our guest for this episode. He is a rose hybridizer, national level exhibitor and owner of ForLoveOfRoses.com. Richard has won over 100 Queens of Show over 12 years of exhibiting roses. In recent seasons he has won 3 National Queens and 8 District Queens and he’s joining us to talk about his top picks for exhibiting mini and miniflora roses including some growing and exhibiting tips! 

Richard’s Website: ForLoveOfRoses.com

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Miniature Gardens & Roses In Bloom at the Chicago Flower Show

February 12, 2015

The Chicago Flower Show is just around the corner and this year they are featuring roses in a big way!  From a formal rose garden display to a magnificent fairy garden planted with miniature roses. Young and old alike with be mesmerized by the power of roses at the Chicago Flower Show. 

We are so happy to have Arlena Schott and Richard Anthony to the show to talk about miniature roses and gardens and their collaboration to produce a magnificent display garden at the show.

Arlena has been keeping things Green for over 32 years thru her Landscape Business Arlena’s Plantscape and Design as well as being the owner of an Independent Garden Center for more than 14 years. She is a sought after speaker sharing her “Magic Of Miniature Gardens workshops with thousands around the country.

As the Host and Producer of the television series “Garden Wise Living TV” for more than 15 years Arlena’s episodes have educated and Inspired gardeners with her sustainable approach to gardening. 


Richard Anthony is the owner of ForLoveOf Roses.com an online store dedicated to providing top quality miniature and miniflora roses for the exhibitor and home gardener alike. Richard has been growing roses for over 10 years and is a championship rose exhibitor, with over 100 Queens of Show to his credit, he has exhibited roses from coast to coast and holds 5 national trophies. 

Both chatted with us about the creation of these amazing gardens and what visitors can expect to see and do at the show....

For Love Of Roses with Richard Anthony & Brenna Bosch

February 12, 2015

Richard Anthony & Brenna Bosch joins us to chat about how For Love of Roses began, how Richard and Brenna met and now a rose named in her honor all that just in time for Valentine's Day! 

If you exhibit roses, these are two names you know. They own “For Love of Roses” an online rose shop that is a POWERHOUSE of exhibition quality roses. Richard is a championship rose exhibitor, with over 100 Queens of Show to his credit, 5 of which were national trophies. So I guess you could say he knows his roses! 

If you love exhibiting roses, you'll enjoy this conversation.   

Check out their website ForLoveOfRoses.com