>Presidential Roses

>I have an idea to have a bed of roses named after the Presidents and freedom. I was thinking of the following:

  • Mr. Lincoln
  • Ronald Reagan
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Peace
  • Veteran’s Honor

Has anyone done this sort of grouping before? Any others I have missed? Do I have to follow the 2 ft apart rule for all roses?????


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Christopher R. VanCleave – America’s Favorite Rose Gardener Nicknamed "The Redneck Rosarian”, Chris VanCleave is passionate about gardening and growing roses. He is an active member of the Birmingham chapter of the American Rose Society, serving two terms as President. In 2007, he created the Rose Chat Podcast which has reached over a half a million listeners with news and information on growing on growing the world’s most beloved flower, the rose. He was a contributor to the 2015 Southern Living Gardening Book, has appeared on P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home television show and was featured in the June 2015 issue of Southern Living Magazine. Locally, Chris serves as Chairman of the Helena Alabama Beautification Board where he has spearheaded efforts to create a sustainable landscape in one of the top one hundred places to live in the United States. His writing is seen at About.com and on his popular website; RedneckRosarian.com, where he chronicles his gardening adventures and explores an intrinsic mix of life, faith and gardening. An agent of change with over 20 years’ experience in process innovation, Mr. VanCleave is leading the charge to reinvigorate horticultural societies and helping them to reach their full potential in the social media age.
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3 Responses to >Presidential Roses

  1. Catherine says:

    >Your roses are lovely…I think your idea to have a Rose bed of president’s…is a great idea~ I love themed beds…I have a time with japanese beetles!! And aphids, any suggestions..? Enjoyed my first visit to your site!!


  2. >Hey, Thanks for your comment. I have had great luck with Bayer’s All-In-One rose care. It works from the roots outward and you only have to apply it every 6 weeks. Good Luck!


  3. Pingback: In America, Some Dreams Do Come True – Presidential Roses | The Redneck Rosarian

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