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The first annual Biltmore International Rose Trials ended on Saturday May 18th with winners announced in 12 categories.
Rose Chat Radio caught up with a few of the judges to hear their insights into the trials and we also spoke to a a few of the growers and breeders of the roses entered in the trials.
You'll hear interviews with Mike Athy a top winner at the show with his entry "ATHYFaLaa" from his home in New Zealand. Chris Pellett of Kordes Roses in Oregon, gives a wonderful description of the fragrance of their winning entry "Beverly" a beautiful hybrid tea. Michael Marriott from David Austin Roses in the UK shared his insight on their winning entry "Darcy Bussell".
Under the care and protection of the Biltmore horticultural team lead by Lucas Jack, the roses were given the best opportunity possible to reach their full potential.
Read a full list of the winners on the Biltmore Estate blog
Visit Biltmore: www.Biltmore.com
Paul Zimmerman: Paul Zimmerman Roses
Mike Athy: Mike Athy Roses
Chris Pellett: Kordes Roses US
Michael Marriott: David Austin Roses
Congratulations to all the winners!
WELCOME RADIO BLOGGERS AND LISTENERS....INTRODUCING "AYANNA" THE SOULFUL ROSE. I AM A PROFESSIONAL SINGER/SONGWRITER OF A DIVERSE FAN-BASE. I HAVE ACCUMULATED A REPETOIRE OF SONGS FROM OLD TO NEW SCHOOL LOVE JAMS THAT I PERFORM LIVE AT THE REQUEST OF PUBLIC FAN-BASE AND CORPORATE CLIENTEL. HERE ON MY AYANNASOULFULROSE SHOW YOU WILL EXPERIENCE FIRST-HAND INTERVIEWS OF LOCAL SINGERS IN THESE SOUTH PARTS OF TEXAS AND THEIR STORIES OF HOW THEY LEARNED OF THEIR PASSIONS. STAY TUNED FOR MORE UPCOMING DATES OF AYANNA'S LIVE PERFORMANCES AND THE PROMOTING OF HER UPCOMING CD RELEASE CALLED "AYANNA AGAINST ALL ODDS" COMING SOON!!
Kevin Green joins us this week to talk about Sarasota Florida's most stunning rose gardens.
"Mable Ringling cherished roses. Her rose garden was completed in 1913 before any development took place on the 66-acre Ringling estate. Once the garden was established, Sarasota felt like home to Mable and she and John built their dream home, the Cà d’Zan mansion, and the Museum of Art in Sarasota. She was also the founder and first president of the Sarasota Garden Club." (Ringling Museum Press Release Apr 3 , 2004]
Geri Laufer will be with us to talk about Herbs & Roses, The Language of flowers and Tussie Mussies!
We'll also have continuing coverage of the Biltmore International Rose Trials with Paul Zimmerman and others.
Join professional clairvoyant healer, teacher and author and owner of Golden Rose Psychic Services in San Diego, California, Dr. Lauren Cielo as she introduces her extraordinary team of psychic readers and energetic healers.
Dr. Lauren was recently featured on George Noory's Coast To Coast AM Radio show, has just finished shooting an episode for the Beyond Belief TV Show for Gaiam TV in Boulder Colorado and has a new book coming out in July called 'The Power of Energy: Harnessing The Universe for More Clarity, Peace and Love.
The Healers and Teachers of Golden Rose were hand picked and trained by Dr. Lauren and have unique perspectives on their roles as healers in this ascension age. Join them for new information that will shift the way you see the world and your role in it!
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Ted Mills, aka "The Rose Doc" joins us for a broadcast of biblical proportions! For over 30 years Ted has been growing roses and teaching others how to grow them. A former Director of the Tenarky district of the American Rose Soceity, Ted Mills is also a Rose Show Judge & Master Rosarian holding the Bronze and Silver honor medals for his service to the local and disctrict societies. He was also a member of the ARS Executive Committee. In his quest for blue ribbon roses, Ted began to experiment with organic materials to feed his plants. With the help of Clayton Beaty, Mills Magic Mix was born. Nearing 90, Mr. Mills is as active as ever, writing a popular column for American Rose Magazine and telling others the good news of growing roses! He'll share his "10 Commandments for Growing Roses" on our show. Join us!
Mark Tyburski of Circle Organics joins us this week to answer the question: What is good soil?
Good soil composition is the foundation of any successful garden and Mark will be with us to talk about building a good soil ecosystem in your garden with the Biltmore Naturals Rose Care Kit.
This combination of nutrients for the garden is used at the magnificent Biltmore Estate & Gardens in Asheville, North Carolina. The estate is home to the Biltmore International Rose Trials and serves as a testing ground for roses in terms of disease resistance, vigor, bloom power and over all heath.
Biltmore International Rose Trials Coordinator and author of the popular book "Everyday Roses" join us for a chat on the upcoming judging of the trials and also the role that good soil plays in the rose trial process.
Acclaimed garden writer and rosarian Lynn Hunt will join us to talk about her adventures in writing, judging rose shows and will offer spring pruning tips. She blogs her gardening adventures at The Dirt Diaries. Also joining us this week is Dan Kiel a local Rose Society President to talk his efforts to resurrect a dying rose society. Stay informed on upcoming broadcasts via e-mail:
Join us for a conversation with Mark Chamblee of Chamblee Rose Nursery. He'll share insights and tips for growing beautiful roses even in tough growing conditions. We'll also chat about some of the beautiful roses available at Chamblee Rose Nursery.
Mark is a Texas Master Certified Nursery Professional through the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association. He holds a Business degree in Accounting from the University of Texas. Currently, Mark serves as a Texas Nursery Landscape Association State Director. Mark and his wife, Sharon, owners of the nursery, reside in Mineola, Texas. Mark is always looking for ways to better improve on the roses and its care at the nursery, and for you, once you get them home.
Chamblee Rose Nursery
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