Look Out Arkansas, Here I Come! Garden2Blog 2013

I am very excited to share that in just under 10 days I will join an select group of garden bloggers in Little Rock for Garden2Blog 2013.

Garden 2 Blog 2013

Garden 2 Blog 2013

Each year garden designer and lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith assembles a group of bloggers at his beautiful home for two days of gardening, learning, laughter and good growing fun with some of the garden bloggers I have come to know and admire such as Carolyn Binder of Cowlick Cottage Farm, The SeedKeeper Girls & the fine folks at Star Roses & Plants just to name a few.

Many of you who listen to Rose Chat Radio may not know that though we host this popular show on-air together, Teresa Byington and I have never actually met. Nor have I met Annie Haven, of Haven Brand Soil Conditioners. It seems that this will be our year! We are all on the invite list and will meet in person.

We will tour gardens, lunch at the Governor’s Mansion,  and take an in-depth look at Moss Mountain Farm; Allen’s 600 acre sustainable farm as well as participate in a day of intensive workshops with topics ranging from Soil to of course, roses!

I am particularly excited to see the rose garden Allen designed. Here is a video clip on the rose garden dedication ceremony from 2012.  This garden should be in her flush during our visit and I can’t wait to see it.

I’ll have my trusty camera phone with me to snap lots of pictures and I can’t wait to share this adventure with everyone.

About Redneck Rosarian

For Chris VanCleave aka "The Redneck Rosarian", growing roses has become a passion. An American Rose Society Accredited Consulting Rosarian, Chris is an active member of the Birmingham Rose Society and most recently served two terms as President. He is a member of the American Rose Society serving on the Marketing and Membership committees. His writing appears at About.com, on his popular blog, RedneckRosarian.com where he chronicles his gardening adventures and explores an intrinsic mix of life, faith and gardening. Creator and host of Rose Chat Radio, the only broadcast dedicated to growing roses, Chris is a tireless advocate of our national floral emblem; the rose. He and his wife tend a rose garden of over 150 roses just south of Birmingham, Alabama.
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10 Responses to Look Out Arkansas, Here I Come! Garden2Blog 2013

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  2. BGgarden says:

    You are going to LOVE the rose garden … I hope you share many photos with us on #gardenchat Twitter while you are enjoying the day with @pallensmith !

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  3. ElenaWill says:

    It is great that you will be able to meet Annie and Teresa FTF after all this time online! Have a wonderful event. I wish I could be there too!

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  4. Holleygarden says:

    How very, very exciting!!! I hope the roses are at their peak. I know you’ll have a wonderful time!

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  5. This is gonna be sooooo fun!

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  6. have lots of fun…and enjoy the garden peeps in person!!!

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  7. roseman7stan says:

    Congratulations to All of you!! Have a wonderful time and I look forward to reading about your experiences!!

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  8. Sho'Nuff says:

    Looking forward to hearing about your wonderful trip when you get back! Safe travels.

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  9. pdlyons says:

    enjoy that beauty.

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  10. Congrats and looking forward to reading your posts! I have nominated you for the Wonderful Team Member Readership Award. Please accept and oblige if willing. http://fablesandflora.wordpress.com/2013/05/08/thank-you-for-the-wonderful-team-member-readership-award/

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