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 

 

A Year In My Rose Garden - Teresa Mosher

November 13, 2016
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Don't miss this chat with author and rosarian Teresa Mosher talking about her latest book, "A Year In My Rose Garden." This book is a month-by-month guide to planting and caring for roses. As a companion to the book, Teresa created a journal to track your plantings, sketch out drawings and journal notes about your gardening adventures. 

The Rose Chat team along with today's guest share their stand out roses for the 2016 growing season. 

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The Queen’s Garden | Voices From The Garden | Lynn Hunt

August 14, 2016
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Queen Elizabeth II, Great Britain's longest reigning monarch loves her garden and on this broadcast of Voices From the Garden, rosarian and author Lynn Hunt joins us to chat about her recent trip to England to visit Queen Elizabeth's garden at Buckingham Palace. Lynn not only chats with us about the beautiful roses growing in this magnificent garden, but also about sustainable gardening practices being used; such as a garlic spray, the use of beneficial insects and the cultivation of bees -- all designed to make this garden fit for a Queen. 


Don't miss Lynn Hunt's glorious gardening adventures on her blog The Dirt Diaries
Watch a segment of the PBS series dedicated to the Queen's Garden

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.  Do you have a story to tell? Record your experience and send it to us at GROW@RoseChat.info 

Rose Garden Check Up | Dr. Barry McCasland | Color Blindness

February 16, 2016
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Today we introduce a new segment to the Rose Chat family of Podcasts. The Rose Garden Checkup with Dr. Barry McCasland. This series of podcasts will enlighten and inform on health and wellness issues related to gardeners. Dr. McCasland is a board certified physician, avid rose gardener and wants you to get the most out of your health and your roses. 
 
This week Dr. Barry discusses color blindness. It's cause, prevalence between men and women as well as how it affects the gardener. 
 
 
Note:
The information provided in this series is meant for basic informational purposes and is not intended to replace the advice given to you by your physician. Consult with your doctor before making decisions concerning your health. 
 
The Rose Garden Checkup with Dr. Barry McCasland, heard exclusively on the Rose Chat Podcast.  

New Roses for 2016 - Weeks Roses

January 30, 2016
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This week, we welcome Karen Docksteader from Weeks Roses. Karen joins us to talk about new introductions for 2016.

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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. 

BONUS: 
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.  

An Unexpected Christmas Present | Jim & Starla Harding | The Rookie Rose Gardeners

December 7, 2015
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Hear the delightful tale of how an unexpected Christmas present sparked a passion for roses. Jim & Starla Harding aka "The Rookie Rose Gardeners" join us to talk about the adventures and misadventures of creating a rose garden with over 200 roses while writing award winning articles for American Rose magazine.  

It's a holiday tale with a rose filled ending!

Fun & Easy Roses | Voices from the Garden | “Captain Eddie” Kraus

November 18, 2015
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On this episode from our Voices from the Garden series, "Captain Eddie" shares in two minutes what it takes some folks a lifetime to learn: Roses are fun and easy to grow. He has been growing roses since "the beginning of time" and is an advocate for spreading joy of growing roses to all.  

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. 

Good Company | Voices from the Garden | Teresa Byington

November 11, 2015
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On this episode from our “Voices from the Garden” series, Rose Chat Podcast co-host Teresa Byington discovers she's in very good company in the garden. The gift of a rose cutting set her on a journey of discovery that eventually took her to a New York City cemetery to find the beloved patron of a rose. 
 
Teresa is an award winning rose gardener, master gardener and co-host of the Rose Chat Podcast. She tends a garden of "200" or so roses in Indiana. 



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. 

Beautiful Roses in Zone 4 - Debra Keiser and the Virginia Clemens Rose Garden

August 5, 2015
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Garden designer, horticulturalist and Rosarian Debra Keiser joins us on the episode to chat about her work as Rosarian at the Virginia Clemens rose garden at the Munsinger Clemens gardens. Located in St. Cloud Minnesota on land donated by generous benefactors Bill &  Virginia Clemens, this garden is a showpiece that is a MUST SEE garden if your in the area. During the show, Debra shares about some of the roses growing in this garden and about how they care for them during the harsh zone 4 winters. 

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Peggy Martin and the Heritage Rose Foundation

July 12, 2015
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Peggy Martin, Vice President of the Heritage Rose Foundation joins us to talk about the work of this organization and also about the incredible journey of hope and discovery she has experienced since Hurricane Katrina swept into her life and took her home, her roses and her parents. It's an episode you don't want to miss. 
About The Heritage Rose Foundation:
The Heritage Rose Foundation is a nonprofit organization established in 1986, devoted to the preservation of old roses.

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