>Rose Report – Roses under Cultivation Feb 2010

>Each year I try to list all roses I currently have under cultivation in my garden. This helps me keep track of what I am growing and have grown from year to year. I am planning on adding white roses this year. I am going to try “Moondance” and “Iceburg”. I need to build at least two raised beds to accommodate the additions. Will be heading to Hanna’s Garden Shop this weekend to check out their selection of new roses

Currently planted in my garden:

  • Blushing Knock out -1
  • Don Juan – 1
  • Double Delight -1
  • Double Knock Out – 2
  • Dream Come True -1
  • Gold Medal -1
  • Golden Celebration -2
  • Gypsy -1
  • Just Joey -1
  • Knock Out -2
  • Mr. Lincoln -2
  • Peace -1
  • Queen Elizabeth -1
  • Reine Des Violettes -1
  • Tropicana -1
  • “Unidentified” Pink Rose -2
  • Veteran’s Honor -1

About Chris VanCleave - America's Favorite Rose Gardener

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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2 Responses to >Rose Report – Roses under Cultivation Feb 2010

  1. >The beginning of becoming a roseaholic. There is no known cure!


  2. >Ha! Thats what everyone says! If it were up to me, I would give up my day job and tend my roses full time! Maybe one day……….


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