Celebrating The Joy That Roses Bring – Weekend Smiles

Me with my daughter and “Golden Celebration’ & ‘Benjamin Britten’

Cissy & Jake enjoy blooms of ‘Golden Celebration’ & ‘Benjamin Britten’

Micheal Nolan “The Garden Rock Star” & I at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale

My dear friend Fran volunteers at the Spring Plant Sale. Proceeds benefit the educational programs at the Botanical Gardens.

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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5 Responses to Celebrating The Joy That Roses Bring – Weekend Smiles

  1. Wonderful garden share with this post love to see all the buzz with roses and friends <\;-)


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  3. It was so wonderful to see you again, Chris.


  4. I’m always commenting on your garden beauties so I thought I simply must say that your daughter is equally lovely. As always, thanks for sharing with us.


  5. Holleygarden says:

    Roses, family, and friends – they all bring joy. So nice when they intertwine.


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