Below are just a few of the roses blooming and our Alabama rose garden today
Love this white rose. It is a prolific bloomer and lights up the garden at night.
Second year trial rose in our garden from Star Roses & Plants. This one is a keeper. No Spray. Beautiful blooms. Vibrant color!
Finally, a waning bloom of Munstead Wood. Just had to post this picture. To me, the bloom looks like its on fire. Didn’t notice the bee until I uploaded…..
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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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Beautiful post for this October morning. Love the bee!!
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Beautiful, Chris. Thank you for sharing these beautiful roses with us. They are always a treat,
The Iceberg floribunda you’ve pictured is also growing in my Kew Gardens, NY garden, still in bloom now in October.
Surely this is a site well worth seeing.
Thanks for stopping by. Do you grow roses??