The latest Rose Chat Podcast is very informative, especially if you have ever suspected that your rose was infected with Rose Mosaic Virus.
In this episode of Rose Chat, Dr. Malcolm Manners talks about his work with Rose Mosaic Virus and the beautiful rose gardens and rose collections at Florida Southern College and their history.
After listening to this episode, it will be evident why in 2013 he was awarded the “Great Rosarian of the World” for his many years of work on rose mosaic virus disease and as an educator in the field of rose culture.
Dr. Malcolm has been teaching at Florida Southern College since 1981 and specializes in fruit production, roses, and techniques of propagation of various crops. Dr. Manners is also active in the preservation of heirloom genetic resources in roses and is a trustee of the Heritage Rose Foundation.
If you are planting new roses this spring, whether to expand your garden or replace your least favorite rose bushes, the 2020 Tanarky District Roses in Review Report is an excellent source of information for roses that grow well in our district (Tennessee / Arkansas / Kentucky). Continue reading “2020 Tenarky District ‘Roses in Review’ Report”
A variety of types of roses are planted in the Cheekwood Rose Study Garden. Because it is a hands-on teaching garden, roses are removed and new varieties added back to teach how to plant a rose. The list of roses in the garden change – click here for the table of the roses that are currently in the Rose Study Garden.
Some call it shovel pruning, meaning dig it up, throw it away, and replace it with a new rose that has been proven to thrive well in your area. There are many reasons a rose may need to be shovel pruned. Rose Rosette is the worst reason, but often a rose is no longer performing to your satisfaction or it has out grown its assigned space in your garden. Continue reading “2019 Tenarky District “Roses in Review” Report Available”