>Antique Rose Seminar – "Petals From The Past"


Attention all Alabama Roses Lovers!
Antique Rose Seminar
Petals From The Past
Saturday February 26, 2011

If you love Antique Roses, you will love this seminar. The Seminar is FREE. Lunch is extra. See below.

Seminar Schedule:

10:30 – 12:00
Jason will discuss variety selection, care and maintenance of antique and old garden roses.

Lunch – You may bring your own lunch or an optional box lunch may be purchased for $12.00. Reservations are required. Please call the retail shop at 205-646-0069, before 3:00pm on Friday, February 25, to make lunch reservations.

12:30 –
Pruning techniques for antique roses.

Tina and I have attended this seminar and I can tell you, that it is well worth the drive to Jemison. Jason is a dynamic speaker, whose knowledge of Antique Roses will astound you.

We have purchased the following roses from Petals From The Past:
Mutabilis, Caldwell Pink, The Fairy & Swamp Rose. All of which are doing very well.

More info at:
Petals from the Past
16034 County Road 29
Jemison, Alabama, 35085

If you are outside Alabama, they offer mail order too!

*I give this endorsement as someone who has attended this seminar in the past and someone who has purchased roses from this business. I would never endorse a merchant without first hand knowledge of that business and its products.


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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6 Responses to >Antique Rose Seminar – "Petals From The Past"

  1. grouchy says:

    >everyone needs hybrid perpetuals!


  2. Brooke says:

    >What fun! Wish I was close enough to join you.


  3. Jim Groble says:

    >Does antique refer to the roses or the participants? Nice post. the roses you post are always great. jim


  4. >This reminds me of the end of the 'Wizard of Oz', when the Wizard tells the people of Oz that he is off to confer with his fellow wizards … that's how I feel about getting together with other antique rose lovers. Have fun, and tell us all about it when you get back.


  5. >Wish I was there. Have a wonderful time at the rose seminar.~~Dee


  6. commonweeder says:

    >I wish my Texas daughter could attend this – my Massachusetts advice about roses isn't very useful.


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