What’s Blooming This Week In My Alabama Garden

Wow! It was almost 90 degrees here today. Can’t believe that we are having summer temps in April.  This extreme heat has pushed the roses to bloom in record time. We are actually seeing peak blooms this week with our Floribunda & Hybrid Tea roses. Here are a few of our blooms this week:


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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7 Responses to What’s Blooming This Week In My Alabama Garden

  1. Pingback: What’s Blooming This Week In My Alabama Garden | Garden Roses | Scoop.it

  2. Hedgerow Rose says:

    Stunning photos as usual! Everything looks gorgeous!


  3. All I can say is WOW, Stunning!


  4. WOW WOW WOW WOW. So very pretty.


  5. tyann says:

    Your reality garden is my fantasy garden! We don’t have any blooms yet! Great photography too! MN Zone 4A @PoodlePlus1


  6. Kevin says:

    I found you on Twitter, and thought I’d pop on over. Truly stunning images. Is it even possible to choose a favorite?


    • Thanks, Glad you found our garden spot on the web. I’m like you, I couldn’t even begin to choose a favorite. Just when I think I have it down to 2 or 300 along comes a new rose that blows me away!


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