Category Archives: Benjamin Britten

New Growth, Buds & A Bloom

Spring has arrived in Helena Alabama and the Redneck Rosarian’s garden is gearing up for blooms! Continue reading

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Winter Rose Care – Cut Back Tall Canes

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave demonstrates how to protect your roses from the winter winds Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

Beautiful fall blooms from rose expert Chris VanCleave’s Alabama rose garden. aka The Redneck Rosarian Continue reading

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If You Love David Austin Roses…..

Spring 2013 promises to be “Rose Heaven” for fans of David Austin Roses. Michael Marriott, Chief Rosarian for the famous Shropshire, England rose breeder will join hosts Chris VanCleave and Teresa Byington on Rose Chat Radio to talk about six exquisite new English Rose varieties to North America. The six varieties – deliciously fragrant and robust, season-long repeat bloomers. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – English Roses

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What’s Blooming This Week In My Alabama Garden

Even with the frenzy of the Rose Show last week, I still had time to snap a few photos in the garden. The first flush of bloom on our roses is ending and deadheading has already begun. In fact, the … Continue reading

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Celebrating The Joy That Roses Bring – Weekend Smiles

Me with my daughter and “Golden Celebration’ & ‘Benjamin Britten’ Cissy & Jake enjoy blooms of ‘Golden Celebration’ & ‘Benjamin Britten’ Micheal Nolan “The Garden Rock Star” & I at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale My dear friend … Continue reading

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Blooming Monday – What’s Blooming This Week In My Alabama Garden

I hope everyone enjoyed a glorious Easter Day. We could not have had more perfect weather here in Alabama. Bright sunny skies and temps in the 70’s.  Our English and Old Garden Roses are really blooming this week. Our Floribunda and Hybrid … Continue reading

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Fertilizer Friday – Meet The Austins

It has been a very hot and humid week here in Alabama. Temps in the upper 90’s and heat indexes in the 100’s! Mercifully, we have had several days of afternoon showers and a real good steady rain last night.  … Continue reading

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Day 1 – National Rose Month

June is National Rose Month! Show Your Roses! ‘Benjamin Britten’ – David Austin English Rose In honor of National Rose Month, I want to encourage all readers of this blog to blog about roses this month and to post photos … Continue reading

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