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This week; a look at roses named to commemorate the events of 9/11. Join us each week for the Rose Chat Podcast. This top rated podcast explores different aspects of roses. From where to plant roses, to which plants to buy. We explore... more

STEVE HUTTON - President & CEO Star Roses & Plants Steve Hutton, president and CEO of Star® Roses and Plants/Conard-Pyle, is a third-generation nurseryman. At age of 12 he had his first paying job in the... more

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... more

Jay Hiers joins us this week to talk about the magnificent Edisto Memorial Rose Garden in Orangeburg South Carolina. This historic garden is a marvel to behold. Once a gathering area for Confederate soldiers during the Civil War this plot of... more

A STORY OF SURVIVAL Hurricane Katrina took its toll on Peggy Martin. The storm took her parents, her home and over 450 cherished old garden roses. Peggy joins us for a special interview on how the fury of a storm and 20 feet of... more

Internationally acclaimed rosarian Jacques Ferare from Star Roses & Plants joins us to chat about Drift Roses. Drift® Roses are a cross between full-size groundcover roses and miniature roses. From the former they kept toughness,... more

Big Blend Radio hosts Lisa Smith and Nancy Reid join the Rose Chat Radio crew to share about their visit to Tombstone Arizona to see the world's largest rose. The "Lady Banksia" or ?Lady Banks? rose was planted in 1886 and is still... more

Christian Bedard - Weeks Roses Hybridizer As research director at Weeks Roses, Christian oversee's testing and selection of thousands of potential rose introductions each year. An award winning hybridizer, he is responsible for such... more

THE DIRT DIARIES Acclaimed writer, gardener and rosarian Lynn Hunt joins us to talk about her blog and upcoming book "The Dirt Diaries" musings from "Thirty years in the garden and still sratching the surface"

ANDY VANABLE - HYBRIDIZING ROSES Andy Vanable is the Eastern Director for the Rose Hybridizers association and will be with us to talk about some of the great rosarians of the 20th century and with over 300 hybrids to his credit,... more
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