Monday’s Are A ‘Knockout’





Well here we are at the week of Thanksgiving and our knockout roses are still bloomin up a storm! Depicted here are the original red single knockout.  I give them very little care and they just bloom like mad. 


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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4 Responses to Monday’s Are A ‘Knockout’

  1. Holleygarden says:

    They are very pretty! Isn’t it great to have roses blooming at Thanksgiving? Now, that’s something to be thankful for! I posted about these roses today, too. They’re great roses!


  2. Teresa says:

    Very pretty! So glad they survived the frost.


  3. Lona says:

    They are still looking so beautiful Chris. Gotta love those knockouts for cranking out the blooms. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours Chris and Be Blessed.


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