April 30, 2017
It's been almost ten years since Star Roses introduced its last Knock Out rose and for 2017 they are giving us a triple knock out punch with the introduction of three new roses from the Knock Out family! Jacques Ferare joins us to chat about these roses and how regionality plays a key role in these introductions.
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April 2, 2017
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
December 7, 2016
Rose Hybridizer for Weeks Roses, Christian Bebard, joins us to chat about their new rose introducitons for 2017. On this broadcast you'll hear about: 'All My Loving", 'Cupid's Kisses", 'Children's Hope', 'Tropical Lightening', 'Easy to Please' plus two new varieties from the Downton Abbey collection; 'Edith's Darling' and 'Violet's Pride'. All this and so much more!
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August 7, 2016
Join the Rose Chat Podcast crew as they visit with Wes Harvell and Paul Zimmerman who stopped by to chat about what's happening at Jackson & Perkins Roses. They share their thoughts on gardening, a new video series on growing roses and offered us an exclusive preview into four awesome introductions for 2017.
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June 26, 2016
Tyler Francis joins us to talk about new roses from Certified Roses for 2016 and beyond! You'll hear a little about the history of Certified and how they are working to bring beautiful varieties of roses that will be winners in your garden. Tyler talks about new varieties and gives us an update on the Miranda Lambert that benefits Mutt Nation, a charity dedicated to ending animal cruelty and neglect.
Stay tuned after the credits for a bonus track where the Rose Chat Podcast crew and Tyler have a text and talk session about some of the roses that are in the pipeline for future introduction. Don' t miss it!
ABOUT TYLER FRANCIS:
Tyler Francis and his father, Michael Francis, own and operate Francis Roses, one of the largest rose growers in the United States. Founded in 1987, the 2000-acrefarm is located just outside Phoenix, Arizona. Francis Roses grows over 500 different commercial varieties of two-year budded and own-root roses in addition to over one thousand varieties currently in development. This family-run business is strongly committed to providing the best quality roses for gardens in every region across the United States. A graduate ofUniversity of Arizona and Southern Methodist University, Tyler holds a baccalaureate and advanced degree in economics.
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May 23, 2016
Do you know how to smell a rose? Anja Taschner does and she tells us how to truly appreciate the fragrance of a rose on this broadcast. She also talks about an exciting new line of roses now available in the United States with such intriguing names as "Count Dracula" and "Belle Rouge." The Taschner family believes that there is a place in every human heart for roses. Don't miss this special episode of the Rose Chat Podcast.
March 4, 2016
We had an awesome conversation with Jacques Ferare Program manger at Star Roses & Plants. On this episode we chat with Jacques about hot new trends in gardening plus the latest rose introductions from Star Roses & Plants. Learn about how rose breeders are using regional studies to introduce roses in areas where they are most likely to thrive. You'll also hear about trends in mirco gardening, the floral industry and a whole lot more!
February 7, 2016
Join us as we explore the world of Downton Abbey and a brand new collection of garden roses named for the beloved characters in this series. You'll learn more about Anna's Promise, meet Pretty Lady Rose, hear about Edith's Darling and revel with the Dowager countess as she admires "Violet's Pride".
Weeks Roses Marketing manager Karen Kemp-Docksteader chats with us about this collection on this episode of the Rose Chat Podcast.
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GIVEAWAY 02/07/2016 - 02/13/2016
January 30, 2016
This week, we welcome Karen Docksteader from Weeks Roses. Karen joins us to talk about new introductions for 2016.
We chat with Karen about these beautiful new varieties from Weeks:
- Rainbow Happy Trails
- Sunshine Happy Trails
- Watercolors Home Run
- Smoking Hot
- Miss Congeniality
- Cutie Pie
There is something here for everyone.
We caught up with award winning rose gardener John Mattia who recently won the Lifetime Achievement award for dedicated service to the American Rose Society. He shares with us his top three roses for the beginning exhibitor.