Tag Archives: roses

June is National Rose Month

Join me in celebrating national rose month by raising awareness on the wonderful world of roses. Check out our podcasts to learn more. Explore over two years of broadcasts dedicated to growing our national flower. If you grow roses, share … Continue reading

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Biltmore International Rose Trials 2014

Rose Gardening expert Chris VanCleave shares his recent experience as a judge on the international jury of the Biltmore International Rose Trials, held in Asheville, North Carolina. Continue reading

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First Bloom – Anna’s Promise – Downton Abbey Rose

Introducing the first bloom of Anna’s Promise the first rose introduced in the Downton Abbey series of roses by Weeks Roses. Continue reading

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Grand Amore’ – Hybrid Tea Update

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave share his insights on Grande Amore hybrid tea rose bred by Kordes of Germany. This Fragrant, disease resistant rose has a rare true red coloring…. Continue reading

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Birmingham Rose Show 2014 – Best of Birmingham

Come out to the Birmingham Rose Show Sat & Sunday May 10 & 11 at the Birmingham Botanical Garden. See hundreds of roses on display, as well as exhibitions of photography and floral arrangements. Continue reading

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Mulch & Sin – Sundays In The South

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave shares some sage advice he received regarding visitors to your garden. Continue reading

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Friday Flowers – Hybrid Teas

Hybrid Tea roses are beginning to bloom in central Alabama. Check out rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave’s blooms. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

Join in the #WordlessWednesday fun by sharing your blooms and not your words! Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave shares a few pics from his Alabama rose garden. Continue reading

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New Rose In The Garden – Van Leer Rose

When the folks at Biltmore announced that they were releasing a rose named for famed Country music superstar Loretta Lynn, I knew I’d have to get one. Hybridized by Brad Jalbert, this rose is a real charmer. This rose was … Continue reading

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And So It Begins – Bloom Season

The long awaited bloom season has arrived. Slowly at first, but now with the days advancing more and more of our cherished roses are beginning to shine.   First Bloom of Climbing Pinkie – Climbing Polyantha – Earth Kind   … Continue reading

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