Category Archives: Birmingham

2015 Birmingham Home & Garden Show – Y’all Come!

Join rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave aka The Redneck Rosarian along with Those Fabulous Beekman Boys, John & Whitney Spinks from HGTV’s Flipping the Block and Christie Dedman, Birmingham’s Bargain Mom for a weekend of fun and interesting ideas at the 2015 Birmingham Home & Garden Show at the BJCC Continue reading

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Welcome February – While The Rose Garden Sleeps, It’s A Busy Time For Rose Growers

Our roses may be sleeping, but February is a busy time for this rose gardener. Join Chris VanCleave, aka The Redneck Rosarian as he outlines some awesome events happening this month in the city of Birmingham Alabama related to rose care. Check out the lineup of celebrity speakers at the Birmingham Home & Garden Show 2015 Continue reading

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Friday’s Flowers

TGIF! So glad to see this week come to an end. A steady rain fell last night in the garden. At this time of year this rain always brings with it cooler temps and seems to help the leaves make … Continue reading

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Birmingham Rose Show 2014 – Best of Birmingham

Come out to the Birmingham Rose Show Sat & Sunday May 10 & 11 at the Birmingham Botanical Garden. See hundreds of roses on display, as well as exhibitions of photography and floral arrangements. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Spring Blooms at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

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Growing Great Roses in Alabama

Chris VanCleave, “The Redneck Rosarian” to speak at the Birmingham Home & Garden Show Feb 14-17 at the BJCC in downtown Birmingham, Alabama Continue reading

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Best Of Birmingham – Durbin Farm Market

Tina and I drove down to Montgomery Saturday and on the way back just had to stop at Durbin Farm Market. It is located in Chilton County, Alabama just off I-65 at exit 205. Not exactly Birmingham, just a little … Continue reading

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2012 Birmingham Rose Show – This Weekend

It is  with great pride that I invite you to the 60th Annual Birmingham Rose Show.  Each year The Birmingham Rose Society sponsors the show as a showcase of the wonderful varieties of roses that are grown in the state … Continue reading

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My Garden In Bloom!

It been a blooming week in the rose garden. Most of our floribundas are now in bloom, as are many of our hybrid teas. This is about two weeks earlier that we like to see them bloom. Most of you … Continue reading

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What’s Blooming This Week In My Alabama Garden

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