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An Award & Holiday Cheer Challenge Update

Chris VanCleave aka “The Redneck Rosarian” is awarded the Bronze Honor Medal from the Birmingham Rose Society. This is the highest honor that can be awarded at a local Rose Society. Mr. VanCleave’s work on increasing membership, chairing the 2011 & 2012 rose shows as well as a commitment to community service were all mentioned in remarks given by Dr. Harold Settle at the awards event. Continue reading

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Good News For Rose Growers & Exhibitors

Great news for rose growers! A new website dedicated to miniature and miniflora variety roses that promises to be a “one stop shop” for the best exhibition and garden variety roses. Continue reading

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Tenarky District Fall Rose Show

The TENARKY District of the American Rose Society is comprised of 10 local societies in Tennessee, Eastern Arkansas and Kentucky. Rose garden enthusiasts throughout the region will travel to Nashville with their blossoms in coolers in hopes of having their roses named “Queen of the Show.” Continue reading

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Rose Show Results

Planning a rose show is quite an undertaking. We begin planning each year in December for a Mother’s Day weekend show.  The list of tasks to be performed is daunting; judges must be invited from out of town. (Judges cannot … Continue reading

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2012 Birmingham Rose Show – This Weekend

It is  with great pride that I invite you to the 60th Annual Birmingham Rose Show.  Each year The Birmingham Rose Society sponsors the show as a showcase of the wonderful varieties of roses that are grown in the state … Continue reading

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My Garden In Bloom!

It been a blooming week in the rose garden. Most of our floribundas are now in bloom, as are many of our hybrid teas. This is about two weeks earlier that we like to see them bloom. Most of you … Continue reading

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First Bloom – ‘Ketchup & Mustard’ Floribunda

I’ll have to admit that I was a bit skeptical about ordering a rose named for condiments, but its color combination intrigued me and so I ordered three. We planted these around our lamp post on the front lawn. They … Continue reading

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3 Year Wait Over

I began planting floribunda roses about 3 years ago. Not only to provide color for the garden, but also to try for a chance to put together an artist’s palette.  An artist’s palette is displayed at Rose Shows to showcase floribundas. … Continue reading

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