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Top Rose Chat Radio Broadcasts For 2012

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R is for Rose with Carolyn Parker & Carol Green 10/20 by Rose Chat Radio | Blog Talk Radio

Rose Chat Radio welcomes Carolyn Parker, noted author and rose photographer extrodinaire. A gifted desiger, she is a much sought after speaker and garden design consultant. Well be chatting wth Carolyn and also Carol Green of the Marion County Rose Society about the 2012 Festival of Roses in Ocala Florida. Hear about Carolyns love of roses, her views on garden design and photography as well as sharing some of the wonderful stories from her book "R is for Roses" Carol Green will be sharing some rose growing tips for Florida gardeners. You dont want to miss this broadcast!

Helen Yoest | Gardening With Confidence 09/29 by Rose Chat Radio | Blog Talk Radio

This Week: Helen Yoest - Gardening With Confidence Live Coverage of the American Rose Society Fall Nationals We all need confidence in the garden and Helen Yoest will be with us to talk about her new book: Gardening With Confidence: 50 Ways to add style for personal creativity "This book project was in me to do for a very long time. I wanted to write a book I felt was missing in the gardening community. A book that explained the why-to and where-to garden—not just a how-to. " - Helen Yoest Helen Yoest is a lifelong outdoor enthusiast who would much rather spend a day in a garden than anywhere indoors. Helen is a stylist, garden coach, and writer. She is a contributing editor for Country Gardens magazine and Carolina Gardener magazine and field editor for Better Homes and Gardens, Traditional Homes, and also scouts gardens for Southern Living magazine. She has authored articles published in more than 40 outlets, including Martha Stewart Living, The Christian Science Monitor, and Fine Gardening magazine, along with pieces for P. Allen Smith and many others. Click HERE to order her book!

Certified Roses | Simply Brilliant™ Collection | Kordes 12/08 by Rose Chat Radio | Blog Talk Radio

Certified Roses is proud to introduce its Simply Brilliant™ collection for the 2013 selling season. Featuring seven internationally award- winning roses from the renowned Kordes® breeding program, the collection is available exclusively for independent garden centers. With today's gardener in mind, these Kordes varieties truly represent the next generation of roses—combining the elegant look of a traditional rose with environmentally sustainable plants that are low maintenance and naturally disease resistant. Based in Germany, Kordes is a family-owned business that's now in its 4th generation of breeding and growing roses. Internationally recognized for breeding exceptional roses, each Kordes rose is put to the test in rigorous trials located at eleven sites throughout Germany. For garden roses, trialing for disease resistance, fragrance, flowering, and vigor often requires a minimum of seven years. Tyler Francis joins us to talk about this "Simply Brilliant" line of roses! Join us!

New Roses for 2013 | David Austin Roses | Michael Marriott 11/03 by Rose Chat Radio | Blog Talk Radio
  • Broadcast Note: Technical Difficulty pause at 6 minutes 24 seconds. Show resumes within one minute afterward. Spring 2013 promises to be “Rose Heaven” for fans of David Austin Roses. Michael Marriott, Chief Rosarian for the famous Shropshire, England rose breeder will join us to talk about six exquisite new English Rose varieties to North America. The six varieties – deliciously fragrant and robust, season-long repeat bloomers. David Austin's English Roses are known for combining the romantic flower forms and perfume of Old Roses with the broad color range and repeat-flowering of modern roses. As a rose breeder, David Austin's achievement is in marrying this lovely “English Rose” look with tough-as-nails garden performance, vigorous growth, full bushes, disease resistance and prolific season-long bloom. English Roses are suited to growing in full sun or partial shade provided the site is not overhung by tree canopies. Gardeners who long to recreate the English cottage garden style in their yard can rest assured that these are roses with passports. They are not only grown in England, but are truly world travelers, found throughout the U.S. and Canada and, indeed, in every rose growing country in the world. www.DavidAustinRoses.com
Weeks Roses - 2013 New Rose Preview 11/10 by Rose Chat Radio | Blog Talk Radio

From the people who brought you such introductions as "Dream Come True" and "Julia Child" , Karen Kemp-Docksteader from Weeks Roses joins us to preview their 2013 rose introductions. Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower is one of the largest commercial rose growers in the United States since 1938. Our top-quality bareroot plants, container plants, dormant plantable pots and liners are sold to nurseries, garden centers, and select mailorder outlets nationwide. Weeks Roses offers a unique broad selection of specialty roses - hybrid teas & grandifloras, floribundas, climbing roses, shrublets & shrub roses, miniature roses, tree roses, and All-America Rose Selections - AARS award winners. We produce both budded and own-root plants. For each rose variety, we select the propagation method that ensures maximum plant performance, hardiness and floriferousness in your garden. Stay informed on upcoming guests! Sign up for our weekly newsletter HERE

Earth Kind Roses | Dr. Steve George 09/22 by Rose Chat Radio | Blog Talk Radio

Dr. Steve George - Program Director for the Earth Kind Roses Program Joins us to talk about this group of environmentally friendly roses. Find Our More About EarthKind Roses? EarthKind® is an important designation given to select roses by Texas A&M University Agriculture program. EarthKind® Roses have been through rigorous statewide testing and evaluation by a team of horticultural experts and found to possess the high level of landscape performance, disease resistance, and insect tolerance/resistance required for this special designation. EarthKind®Roses are among the finest, most thoroughly tested, and environmentally responsible plants for use in landscapes. Subscribe to the Rose Chat Radio Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/nINYz

Heritage Rose Foundation | Stephen Scaniello 09/15 by Rose Chat Radio | Blog Talk Radio

Stephen Scaniello joins us to talk about the Heritage Rose Foundation and an exciting upcoming event. Stephen Scanniello is best known as a hands-on gardener who transformed the Cranford Rose Garden of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden into one of the world's most acclaimed rose gardens. Since leaving the Cranford in 1998, Stephen has devoted his full attention to maintaining and designing private gardens throughout the United States. He continues to lecture, write, and serve as a judge for the international rose trials in Europe and the United States. Stephen has co-authored two rose books - Roses of America (1990, Holt) and Climbing Roses (1994, Prentice Hall/Horticulture, now Macmillan). Rose Companions (2005, Cool Springs Press) is about selecting the perfect companion plants for your roses. The American Horticultural Society selected his third book, A Year of Roses (1997, Holt) as one of the Ten Best Books in Horticulture for 1997. An updated edition of this award-winning classic was released in May 2006 (Cool Springs Press). His next book, co-authored with Douglas Brenner, A Rose By Any Name, will tell stories related to rose names. This book, published by Algonquin Books, will be released in February 2009. He is currently the president of the Heritage Rose Foundation and a member of the American Rose Society, Manhattan Rose Society, Dallas Area Historic Rose Society, Heritage Roses Northwest, and Central Florida Heritage Rose Society. He lives and gardens in Jersey City and Barnegat, New Jersey.

How To Eat A Rose | Jim Long | 2012 Herb of the Year 08/18 by Rose Chat Radio | Blog Talk Radio

Did you know that the rose is the 2012 Herb of the Year? Roses have been used for centuries as herbs and many varieties are quite edible. Jim Long will be with us to discuss his book "How To Eat A Rose". Join Us! BIO: Jim Long writes extensively and travels the world looking for interesting new herbs and vegetables. He's been a regular columnist for The Herb Companion and The Ozarks Mountaineer magazines since 1992. He has a regular column, “The Heirloom Herbalist” for The Heirloom Gardening magazine and writes for Small Farm Today, Edible Austin, State by State Gardening and Missouri Gardening magazines. His gardens have been featured in Southern Living (twice), several Better Homes & Gardens publications, and numerous other garden magazines. Hes appeared on Home & Garden TV and Discovery Channel programs as well as the P. Allen Smith Gardens show. Jim chaired the first Herb of the Year project in 1994 while on the Board of Directors of the International Herb Association, helping found the Herb of the Year project. To learn more about the Herb of the Year, visit his Herb of the Year blog: http://herboftheyear.blogspot.com/.

Rose Chat Radio - Rose Rosette Disease 07/21 by Rose Chat Radio | Blog Talk Radio

Rose Rosette disease is one of the most dreaded of rose diseases. Plant pathologist Kassie Connor of the Alabama Agricultural Extension Service at Auburn University will be here to discuss this malady and will offer some insight into excactly what this disease is, how to spot it and what to do about it. www.ACES.edu Find Your Local AG Extension Office HERE Read more about Rose Rosette HERE www.RoseChatRadio.com Subscribe To Our Weekly Newsletter

Paul Zimmerman | Biltmore Rose Trials | Bierkreek 07/14 by Rose Chat Radio | Blog Talk Radio

RoseChat Radio welcomes internationally acclaimed rosarian Paul Zimmerman. Well be talking about the international rose trials, the Bierkreek Rose Festival and also his work coordinating the Biltmore Rose Trials. www.RoseChatRadio.com

Rose Garden Design | Susan Fox 03/24 by Rose Chat Radio | Blog Talk Radio

Join us for RoseChat, our guest will be Susan Fox, of GaGasGarden.com. As an avid horticulturist holding national awards for growing prize winning roses and award winning gardens, Gaga will share her knowledge with you. A master in the art of rose growing and garden design Gaga's expertise includes one year as recording secretary for the Dallas Rose Society and five years as treasurer for the Northeastern Illinois Rose Society. She has spoken on growing and the care of roses to the Plano and Dallas Master Gardeners Groups. During her tenure as treasurer of the Northeastern Illinois Rose Society, her society was instrumental in having the rose named as the national flower by the President of the United States. As an avid gardener, speaker and consulting rosarian, Gaga is dedicated to perpetuating knowledge about all things growing in our gardens and particularly the planting and care of rose gardens. Well be chatting with Susan about the elements of design for rose gardens.. Join US!

Rose Expert | Dr. Tommy Cairns 09/08 by Rose Chat Radio | Blog Talk Radio

Rose Chat Radio welcomes internationally acclaimed rosarian Dr. Tommy Cairns. Dr. Cairns is an internationally renowned rose expert and exhibitor. He is generally regarded as a top authority on all aspects of growing roses holding judging credentials both in the Royal National Rose Society of Great Britain, the American Rose Society and the World Federation of Rose Societies. He has judged international rose shows in South America, Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Japan and Europe. He served as one of the three float judges at the world famous Rose Parade in Pasadena 2003 and continues to serve as their Judges Orientation Instructor. Prior to his election as President of the World Federation of Rose Societies for 2003-2006, Tommy served as the 50th President of the American Rose Society in 2000-2003. He was editor of both Modern Roses 10 and Modern Roses XI - THE WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ROSES and currently is editor of World Rose News, published twice a year by the World Federation of Rose Societies. His recent literary efforts have been chronicled in Botanica's Roses and the a series of popular books, namely All About Roses, All About The Easiest Roses to Grow. His latest work is The Ultimate Rose Book, published October 2007 by Abrams, New York Tommy is probably the most decorated rosarian in the world. He was the first recipient of the Joseph & Marion Klima Medal for “Excellence in Rose Education” presented to him by the American Rose Society at the 12th World Rose Convention in Houston, Texas in April 2000. In 2005, Tommy was awarded the prestigious Dean Hole Medal by the Royal National Rose Society, regarded as the top award in the rose world and the only living American to hold this high honor.