Rose Chat Podcast


May 25, 2020


 In this episode, Mike Shoup, author and creator of the Antique Rose Emporium, takes us on a creative journey with roses and gives us their history and the ways they complement every garden.    ABOUT MIKE: Mike Shoup has always had an interest in plants. With this in mind, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Trinity University and his Master’s degree in Horticulture from Texas A & M University. In 1976, a year after graduation he started Containerized Plants, Inc. which grew and sold woody plants and hardy, old-fashioned perennials, Texas natives and most importantly neglected Old Garden Roses. THE ANTIQUE ROSE EMPORIUM…In 1984 he opened the Antique Rose Emporium which specialized in the re-introduction and distribution of these historic roses. His work has been recognized in Smithsonian and National Geographic magazines and in many trade journals as well. BOOKS…He has written three books, Roses in the Southern Garden, published in 2000 and in 1991 published Landscaping with Antique Roses, co-authored with Liz Druitt and most recently in 2011, Empress of the Garden. (Find these book on Amazon here.) Listen to Mike’s TED TALK here  Learn More about The Texas Rose Rustlers  The Antique Rose EmporiumPassionate Purveyors of Antique and Old Garden Roses - Visit the Antique Rose Emporium Website: 


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Our Hosts:Chris VanCleave -

Creator of the Rose Chat Podcast. Mr. VanCleave is a nationally known rosarian, speaker, TV personality and advocate for the rose. Chris is a trustee for the Educational Endowment Trust of the American Rose Society and serves as Marketing Director for the AGRS (American Garden Rose Selections)

Teresa Byington -

Co-Host Teresa Byington is a Rosarian, Master Gardener, writer and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Rose Society.

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