Best of Birmingham – Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale opens to the public tomorrow @ 9am and runs through Sunday. Don’t miss this opportunity to buy your plants for the year. With over 100,000 plants to choose from, you’re sure to find what you need. Yes, there are roses! The Birmingham Rose Society will have over 400 roses on sale. All varieties.  Tina and I will be working the rose tables on Saturday! Come out and say hey!

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“This sale allows a unique opportunity, providing expert knowledge on the plants and by offering unique plants difficult to find in ordinary garden centers. And your purchase helps The Gardens reach its educational goals.The Spring Plant Sale furthers The Gardens’ mission of promoting public knowledge and appreciation of plants, gardens and the environment while providing consumers seasonally appropriate planting advice from experts and satisfaction from supporting a worthwhile cause with each purchase.” –


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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3 Responses to Best of Birmingham – Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale

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  2. Chris I am impressed with your talents with roses! I have ONE Knock Out Sunny planted only early last summer here in central Virginia. I look forward to picking your brain in AK in May! 😉


    • Thanks so much for stopping by my blog. I enjoyed reading your post on bluebirds. We have quite a few cardinals in our garden. I am very excited about the G2B event. I look forward to meeting you as well.


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