Category Archives: Queen Elizabeth

Fall Blooms Continue….

Rose Expert Chris VanCleave shares a few of the fall blooms from his Alabama rose garden. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Fill The Frame Friday’s – “Queen Elizabeth”

“Fill The Frame Fridays is Powered by Linky Tools Click here to enter your link and view this Linky Tools list… It’s fun and easy to participate; just post your own “Fill the Frame Friday” photo on your blog, then link … Continue reading

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Preparing For New Roses

Well, its February in Alabama. And to me, that means a time to make adjustments in my garden. I am preparing for a dozen new roses (3 hybrid teas, 3 floribundas, 3 miniatures, 3 David Austin English roses) that will … Continue reading

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First Frost

We had our first frost of the year last week. At this time of the year I let nature take its course. The blooms on most of the roses will fade and the plant will enter a state of dormancy.  … Continue reading

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Autumn Blooms – ‘Queen Elizabeth’ Grandiflora

Autumn has finally arrived in our Alabama garden. Cooler temps and moderate rainfall seems to put our roses back in “grow” mode and we are beginning to see some spectacular fall blooms.  We have 4 shrubs of ‘Queen Elizabeth’ grandiflora growing … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day

Hope you enjoy some of the summers best blooms from my rose garden: View other Gardens at

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Watch “Rose Garden Tour – August 2011” on YouTube

A quick video tour of our summer rose garden. We have about sixty roses under cultivation within the confines of our fenced backyard. Enjoy the tour.  My apologies for the videography!

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Wordless Wednesday

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Fertilizer Friday

Despite record-breaking temperatures in Alabama, a strict watering program and healthy doses of MooPoo Tea have brought forth some pretty blooms this week! To see other Fertilizer Friday participants visit:

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