Oct 2nd, 2013
Grow Beautiful English Roses For spring 2014, David Austin Roses of Shropshire, U.K. introduces five exquisite English Roses to North American gardeners. The roses represent a diverse offering, ranging from the deep crimson, fully-double flowers of ‘Heathcliff’ to the spare, airy apricot-hued flowers of ‘The Lark Ascending’. Each hybrid has a compelling list of attractive attributes and carries its own story. David Austin’s senior rosarian Michael Marriott joins us to talk about these lovely new roses and will also share care and maintenance tips for growing English Roses in your own garden. David Austin Roses Website About Rose Chat Join us each week for the Rose Chat Podcast. This top rated gardening podcast explores the different aspects of roses. With topics ranging from where to plant roses, how to select roses for your garden as well as how to maintain them to achieve the garden of your dreams. You'll hear from the world's foremost authorities on growing roses, top authors and poets as well as take a look at roses in art, literature and history. Hosted by award winning rosarians Chris VanCleave and Teresa Byington, each of whom bring a unique perspective to the wide world of roses.