>Wordless Wednesday – Dream Come True



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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16 Responses to >Wordless Wednesday – Dream Come True

  1. >Wow, what a beauty.


  2. Jim says:

    >lets see,….How many roses are you up to now?……


  3. >Jim, at last count, 49.


  4. HOOTIN' ANNI says:

    >Wow…a spectacular presentation for us viewers today.My Wednesday photo link


  5. Dreamer says:

    >The colors are breathtakingly lovely! Great pic!


  6. Briony says:

    >Gorgeous…it is perfect!


  7. >My husband loves growing roses. He's got a Tropicana that looks similar. Personally, I'm into planting them in the ground and letting God take care of them, so knock-outs work the best.


  8. Kas says:

    >Beautiful!Happy WW!Kas


  9. Em and Lib says:



  10. >Oooh, that's a nice shot of a breathtaking wisp of a rose. Su-sieee! MacThis and That. Here and There. Now, Sometimes Then.


  11. Kristin says:

    >This is stunning! This is my first time participating in Wordless Wednesday and I really love your entry, Kristin


  12. Liz says:

    >What a perfect, perfect rose! I love the 2 colors, too.


  13. >Chris, Your roses continue to wow me! Beautiful. Pam


  14. Tracy says:

    >Gorgeous! And I love the dew on it, especially around the top edges of the flower.


  15. Msrobin says:

    >Amazing, that one took my breath away. Seriously, that is one fabulous rose! I love it!


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