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Lucas Jack - Biltmore Estate Rosarian
Join us as we chat with Lucas Jack, the Biltmore Rosarian, will be with us to discuss what's going on in the garden, what they're adding to the garden and an update on the rose trials. Lucas brings a wealth of knowledge and energy to all things roses! Don't miss this interview.
Discover the wonders of Biltmore™ in Asheville. Begin with the breathtaking beauty of 250-room Biltmore House — America's largest home® — and century-old gardens. Explore the 8,000-acre backyard through a variety of activities from horseback riding to rafting. Experience Antler Hill Village that connects the estate's present and past, providing a relaxing place for dining, shopping, historical exhibits, and new ways to enjoy Biltmore's hospitality. Finally, savor the long-lasting benefits of a luxurious getaway at the four-star inn, Inn on Biltmore Estate.
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Stephen Scanniello joins us to chat about his role as Curarator of the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden at the New York Botanical Garden and also efforts to preserve heritage rose varieites through is role as President of the Heritage Rose Foundation. Best known as a hands-on gardener who transformed the Cranford Rose Garden of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Stephen has authored and co-authored several rose books - Roses of America (1990, Holt) and Climbing Roses (1994, Prentice Hall/Horticulture, now Macmillan). Rose Companions (2005, Cool Springs Press) The American Horticultural Society selected a 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 latest book, co-authored with Douglas Brenner, A Rose By Any Name, will tell stories related to rose names. This book, published by Algonquin Books, was released in February 2009.
New York Botanical Garden - Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden
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Stephen Scanniello is NYBG’s Curator of the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden. The author of six books on roses, his latest is A Rose By Any Name. Stephen is the recipient of the Jane Righter Rose Medal from the Garden Club of America. He gardens in Barnegat, NJ.
Mr. 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.
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, was released in February 2009.
Stephen, is a recipient of the GROW (Great Rosarian of the World) Award and currently serves as president of the Heritage Rose Foundation. He is a member of the American Rose Society, Manhattan Rose Society, Dallas Area Historic Rose Society, Heritage Roses Northwest, and Central Florida Heritage Rose Society.
Join us for a delightful conversation with the "Rose Queen of Sarasota", Connie Vierbicky. She joins us to talk about her beloved collection of David Austin English roses and also shares her adventures meeting David Austin himself.
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 the care and maintenance of roses as well as the latest trends in gardening. You'll hear from top authors and poets as well as take a look at roses in art, literature and history. We'll even offer tips, tricks and techniques on creating the garden of your dreams. Hosted by award winning rosarians Chris VanCleave and Teresa Byington, each of whom bring a unique perspective to the wide world of roses.
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LUCAS JACK | Biltmore Estate Rosarian Lucas Jack, rosarian for the magnificent Biltmore Estate returns to chat about training up the next generation of gardeners. Lucas will discuss good growing practices, education and companion planting for roses.
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“I am not an armchair gardener. For the last forty years of my life I have broken my back, my fingernails and sometimes my heart in the practical pursuit of my favourite occupation”. - Vita Sackville West
Ann Chapman is a celebrated rosarian from New Zealand who is the author of several books on roses including "Women In My Rose Garden". About 20 years ago, she and her husband purchased Trinity Farm that they transformed into the largest organic, no spray rose gardens in New Zealand with over 1500 roses under cultivation.
Many of our best-loved heritage roses are named after women and in Ann Chapman book "The Women In My Rose Garden" she explores the lives and stories behind the evocative names. We may be familiar with Mary Queen of Scots, Amy Robsart and Jeanne d'Arc, but who were Adelaide d'Orléans, Nancy Steen and Nur Mahal? Among the 35 women described here are serene queens, duchesses and aristocrats, courageous heroines and pioneers, as well as the passionate gardeners who contributed much to the cultivation and preservation of the roses named for each one.
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Great Rosarians of the World Honoree 2014 - Danielle Hahn
This year's honoree is Danielle Hahn, owner of Rose Story Farms in Carpinteria, California. Mrs. Hahn and her family currently grow 25,000 rose bushes of 120 different varieties with a solid organic focus for the cut flower trade and the local Santa Barbara and Montecito market.
She has successfully combined her passion for roses into a small business that combines her love of rose growing and her personal contacts in her upscale market. Dani has proven the viability of the small boutique rose nursery and small organic farm and provides a wonderful example for the future of the industry. She has managed to provide her clients with beautifully grown, fragrant, and colorful blooms while expanding to offer educational tours which help educate her audience with the knowledge to grow healthy roses successfully.
Danielle Hahn is being honored as the 2014 Great Rosarian for her work developing a strong example for the small organic rose growing farm and her willingness to share her love of the rose with everyone she meets.
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Growing & Show Roses with Dan Kiel
Dan Kiel has been growing roses for 40 years and this week he'll be joining us to chat about this wealth of experience growing and also exhibiting roses in rose shows. Dan is a Master Rosarian, and a Master Gardener and is the Illinois-Indiana District Consulting Rosarian Chairman and serves as President of the Stephen Decatur Rose Society. He maintains a spectacular garden of 475 roses.
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Summer is upon us and some are already struggling to keep their plants healthy in the heat. Internationally acclaimed rosarian and plantsman Jacques Ferare joins us to chat about plants and roses that can take the heat. He'll also offer tips on keeping your plants looking their best
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Over 75 years ago, Robert Pyle laid the foundation that still exists at Star® Roses and Plants today: A beautiful garden begins with exceptional plants. By establishing friendships with nurseries and hybridizers all over the world, Pyle expanded our horticultural palette. These friendships have allowed us to work with some of the world's most innovative nurseries to introduce plants that have passed the ultimate test — the rigorous and diverse American climate. We spend years evaluating, testing and caring for each plant before it even reaches you. We're confident that you'll love Star® Roses and Plants as much as we do.
Roses are always the centerpiece of every well-manicured garden and come in a variety of colors as well as fragrances. Often, roses are planted for a myriad of reasons such as to showcase beauty, remember a loved one, or simply celebrate love. There are so many options, the sky is the limit! There are even options for those who don't have a yard with a lot of sun or are not blessed with a green thumb. If you want to learn more about roses, the best way to learn is from someone who is gaga over roses! In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to award winning Rosarian, Susan Fox, founder of Gaga's Garden about using roses to create a tapestry of color in the garden.Today’s show is brought to you by LiquidWeb.com the most reliable hosting provider with 24/7 heroic support! Listeners of today’s show will receive one hundred dollars credit towards Storm Servers, which includes Virtual Private Servers and Dedicated hosting or you can try LiquidWeb’s shared hosting for free for one month by using the coupon code: “orgview”. Please visit LiquidWeb.com and make sure you tell them that you found out about them on the show! If you are not receiving our most recent interviews, please re-subscribe to our new Official RSS feed on iTunes, Youtube or you can visit our podcast archives at www.theorganicview.com. ©2014 TheOrganicView.com. All Rights Reserved.
Roses are always the centerpiece of every well manicured garden. They can be a challenge at times but the rewards are great. Due to concerns about the harsh chemicals used to help cultivate these high maintenance plants, more and more gardeners are seeking advice from Rosarians to help them grow beautiful roses organically. In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to award winning Rosarian and author, Susan Fox, founder of Gagas Garden. Susan's expertise includes speaking 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 growing things the organic way in our gardens and particularly the planting and care of rose gardens. She is a past member of the board of the Dallas Rose Society and the Northeastern Illinois Rose Society. Today’s show is brought to you by LiquidWeb.com the most reliable hosting provider with 24/7 heroic support! Listeners of today’s show will receive one hundred dollars credit towards Storm Servers, which includes Virtual Private Servers and Dedicated hosting or you can try LiquidWeb’s shared hosting for free for one month by using the coupon code: “orgview”. Please visit LiquidWeb.com and make sure you tell them that you found out about them on the show! If you are not receiving our most recent interviews, please re-subscribe to our new Official RSS feed on iTunes, Youtube or you can visit our podcast archives at www.theorganicview.com. ©2014 TheOrganicView.com. All Rights Reserved.
Lucas S. Jack - Biltmore Rosarian Lucas Jack has served as Biltmore’s Rosarian since 2011. In this role, his responsibilities include overseeing the care of 1,800 roses in the Historic Rose Garden and maintaining the space as a world class show garden for guests within the Historic Walled Garden. Lucas is also involved in research and restoration projects related to the Rose Garden, including efforts to restore the garden to the lush opulence it enjoyed in the 1930s. In addition, Lucas oversees Biltmore’s International Rose Trials. At the age of 14, Lucas began working in landscaping and operated his own business for several years. In 2004, he interned with Biltmore’s Arboriculture Department. Three years later, Lucas graduated from Haywood Community College with a degree in Forestry. Lucas serves on the board of directors for the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville. He and his wife are the proud parents of one child and are expecting another. A National Historic Landmark, Biltmore is the private home of the late George W. Vanderbilt, now owned by his grandson, William A. V. Cecil. The property, which has been open to the public since 1930, is completely self-sufficient and receives no outside funding. Biltmore includes America’s largest private residence, Biltmore House, designed by renowned 19th century architect Richard Morris Hunt, and the surrounding 8,000 acres of gardens and forests, landscaped by Frederick Law Olmsted. Today, Biltmore has grown to include Antler Hill Village, which features the award-winning Winery and Antler Hill Farm; the four-star Inn on Biltmore Estate; Equestrian Center; numerous restaurants; event and meeting venues; and Biltmore For Your Home, the company’s licensed products division.
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