Day 1 – National Rose Month

June is National Rose Month! Show Your Roses!

'Benjamin Britten' David Austin English Rose

‘Benjamin Britten’ – David Austin English Rose

In honor of National Rose Month, I want to encourage all readers of this blog to blog about roses this month and to post photos of your roses! Can be one post or 30! Many of you grow beautiful roses and what better time to show them off than during National Rose Month!


June is National Rose Month! Show Your Roses!

American Rose Society

The American Rose Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the care and cultivation of our National Floral Emblem. You can even join the ARS on a trial basis for only $10. Check out their website at

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 and on his popular website;, 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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1 Response to Day 1 – National Rose Month

  1. Masha says:

    >Great picture, and thanks for the reminder! I will go snap some pictures tomorrow, what fun.


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