Wordless Wednesday – ‘R.K. Witherspoon’

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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12 Responses to Wordless Wednesday – ‘R.K. Witherspoon’

  1. shemann says:

    lovely rose!


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  3. Absolutely, positively stunning Chris.


  4. Bloomin'Chick Jo says:

    Stunning! You inspire me to grow more & more of the flowers I love most in my garden, roses!


  5. Bloomin'Chick Jo says:

    Stunning! You continuously inspire me to keep growing more of the flowers I love most in my garden! (Roses of course!)


  6. Greggo says:

    Pretty speical..


  7. Gorgeous rose shot. I love it.
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  8. roseman7stan says:

    Rk is a real beauty Chris. I know you have to be enjoying this time of year there in Alabama. Still a ways to go here for my first blooms. But there is hope, I actually have some buds on some of my roses! And it is early for that here!!


  9. Lucy Abbott says:

    Just a dreamy picture! Love that rose’s form and shape. So Beautiful!


  10. Real World Mom says:

    Stunning! Roses are my all-time favorite flower! We don’t have any blooming here yet, but I hope to see them soon! Happy WW!


  11. Simply beautiful. Catching up for WW.

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