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Paul Zimmerman

Paul Zimmerman is the owner of Paul Zimmerman Roses, a company dedicated to Budding the Rose Grower In All Of Us.  He is also an Independent Consultant to Jackson & Perkins as well as their Head of their Landscape & Design Division and exclusive Rose Consultant to Biltmore Estate as well as director of their International Rose Trials,

He has written  articles for Fine Gardening, Organic Gardening, American Nurseryman and other gardening magazines.  He hosted the blog “Roses Are Plants, Too” on Fine Gardening Magazine’s website for numerous years. He lectures internationally and has also served as an International juror for numerous Rose Trials.  He is the author of the book “Everyday Roses’ published by Taunton Press.

            While living in Los Angeles, California Paul founded and ran “Hundred Acre Woods Rosescapeing”, a company specializing in the care, design and installation of rose gardens; particularly Antique, Shrub and David Austin Roses.   

After moving to South Carolina he started Ashdown Roses Ltd a rose nursery offering A World of Garden Roses, which he closed in 2009 to focus on rose growing education.

            Among some of his other accomplishments are founding a You Tube Channel on rose care with to date some 4 million views, creator and host of the Blueprint (formerly Craftsy) class “A Gardener’s Guide to Growing Roses”, was hired by the New York Botanical Garden to review their care protocols and was hired by the Chinese Government to present a two day seminar on the American Rose Industry and American Rose Gardens to a delegation of rose experts from China. He is now also leading garden tours in Europe.

            It is this hands on experience with roses in a general garden setting that Paul draws on for his Talks, You Tube Videos, Articles, Tours, and Workshops.