Cooler Temps, Vibrant Blooms

Cooler weather in our garden always brings on the most vibrant flush of blooms of the season.


Mutabilis - China


All A Flutter - Shrub Rose


Moondance - Floribunda


Betty Boop - Floribunda

We are looking forward to the fall and an opportunity to stop and count our blessings and to start thinking about ordering roses for Spring delivery….

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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4 Responses to Cooler Temps, Vibrant Blooms

  1. I have a flush of fall blooms right now, but certainly not comparable to your gorgeous photos.


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  3. My roses are at their best now, too, Chris. P. x
    PS I visit often although I don’t add many comments. I continue to enjoy your blooms very much.


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