June Garden Walk

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 June Garden Walk

  1. Emily K. Volavka says:

    Your garden continues to amaze me. Beautiful even during this scorching hot and dry weather.


  2. Bren says:

    Great share… Love the power of the rose!


  3. debsgarden says:

    I enjoyed the tour of your rose garden again! I especially like the Golden Celebration and the Buff Beauty, and now I really wish I had purchased some of the cleome at the BBG sale!


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  5. We had 109 degrees last week here in Nashville, and my Caldwell Pink kept on blooming. And in a client’s garden that I am restoring ,the Knockouts looked very good.It is easy to see why everyone chooses them-


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