In California, if you search, you may find the Empire Polo Club of Indio. Te rose jewel of Coachella Valley
Apart from polo, the grounds of the Empire Polo Club also host the annual rosck festival Caochella where all the top names of the Rock and Roll industry have performed; Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones to name but two. However, nestling in the manicured lawns is a rose garden of stunning beauty, the video below was made a few years ago
Sam McGredy IV – the sad news of Sam’s passing recently gives us the chance to reflect on the life of a man who gave us some beautiful roses. In this video, film in New Zealand in 2006, Sam tells us about some to the roses that he introduced. (click on link)
Tantau Rosen from Germany have just released some videos that members may find interesting; (just click on the links)
The Company – https://vimeo.com/301817644/2595b37937
Garden Roses – https://vimeo.com/301826087/1b162089ad
Roses for cut flowers – https://vimeo.com/301834027/c55ddbcfa5
Michael Marriott of David Austin Roses, our guest speaker for the 2017 AGM, was interviewed recently by Chris Van Cleave and Teresa Byington of USA based website; WebChat and asked Michael about new David Austin introductions for 2018 Click onto the link to listen in . .
In An English Country Garden – the theme of this timeless song never had more relavence than when describing the rose garden originally set up by Peter Beales at his nursery in Attleborough in Norfolk.
This youtube video gives a little taste of the treasures to be seen there.