â€œPeople say that roses are their favorite flower and they want them in their garden. Roses have been growing in the wild long before they had to be â€˜pampered by peopleâ€™ so come to the show and let Susan Fox educate you in whatâ€™s new in the world of minimal care roses that you can add to your landscape,â€ says Chicago Flower & Garden Show Director Tony Abruscato.
â€œ100 million roses,â€ â€œ100 million roses is our goal.â€ Stephen Hutton, president and CEO of Star Roses and Plants* made this bold statement at the American Rose Society Fall Convention In Syracuse, New York. Rose titans from all over the globe met on the most famous week end in America, Continue Reading
“They said it couldn’t be done, so much so that Tony Abruscato named our first rose garden at Navy Pier the miracle on the pierâ€
Vignette. I like the sound of it, don’t you? A French word, it can be used as a noun or a verb. To bring you the wonders of the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, a Tony Abruscato Flower Show Production* that I was a speaker at last week, I Continue Reading
Sweet Home ChicagoÂ I grew up 38 miles north â€˜as the crow fliesâ€™ along the beautiful N. Shore of Lake Michigan. Next Wednesday, March 19, at 11:00 AM I’ll be talking about rosesat the Chicago Flower and Garden Show. I wish Lynn Arthur and my mother could be there. Hereâ€™s Continue Reading