Roses In Bloom This Week

With much of the hardscape now completed, we have time to sit back and enjoy the roses. Here are a few of the blooms we are enjoying this week.

‘Blushing Knockout’



‘OSO Happy Smoothie’


‘Old Blush’


‘Mary Rose’



What’s blooming in your neck of the woods 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 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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8 Responses to Roses In Bloom This Week

  1. I can’t believe how quickly your roses got blooming! Over here we’ve got the last of our blooms on our Rhapsody in Blue, Iceberg and Many Happy Returns.

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  2. Lovely roses! Blooming in our garden this week are daffodils, a Chanticleer Pear, trillium, rhododendrons and a plum bush. Spring is magic!

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  3. Your garden is WAY ahead of mine, Chris. What delight there!
    Soon I can get face to face rose care consultations! 😉

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  4. I love that Old Blush, Chris. No roses blooming in Richmond yet but lots of new growth is coming out. The bleeding heart, phlox, and tulips are still going strong.


  5. My Chicago Peace is just in bud now, in southern British Columbia, Canada, we are about 6 weeks behind the Southern USA, I enjoy your pictures!


  6. Reblogged this on Greatpoetrymhf's Weblog and commented:
    such beauty Had to share


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