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Category Archives: #roses
October in the Rose Garden – Fall Blooms Are The Best
“I’m so glad we live in a world where there are Octobers.” – Anne of Green Gables Don’t know about you, but I looked up and it was October. This year has flown by. Between working in the garden, a … Continue reading
Posted in #roses, Garden, gardening, Rose Care, Rose Report, roses, Uncategorized Tagged Alabama, American Rose Society, fall rose care, gardening, october, Photography, rose care, rose care tips, roses 11 Comments
Urban Legends | Growing Roses From Seed | Don’t Buy It
On the whole, I average 25-75 emails per week from folks asking rose related questions. About 25% of those are questions related to how to grow roses from seed. Growing roses from seeds can be done. It takes patience. To … Continue reading
Posted in #roses, Uncategorized Tagged fake roses, garden, gardening, gardening expert, gardening myths, myths, plants, rip off report, roses, roses from seed, seeds, urban legend 18 Comments
It’s July! Show Us Your Bloomers!
America’s Favorite Rose Gardener, Chris VanCleave shares his “tried and true” roses. Those varieties that seem to thrive despite the record heat of July. Continue reading
Posted in #roses, Alabama, Care And Feeding, Rose Care, Rose Report, roses Tagged Deep South, flowers, garden, gardening, growing roses, july, nature, No Spray Roses, Photography, plants, rosarian, Rose Expert, Rose Photography, roses, shrub roses, Star Roses & Plants, Sustainable Gardening, tough roses, Weeks Roses 7 Comments
Who The Heck Cares Whether You Save A Rose?
America’s Favorite Rose Gardener, Chris VanCleave aka “The Redneck Rosarian” speaks out on the crisis unfolding in Sacramento California’s historic city cemetery. Continue reading
Glory in the Garden! A Raise Bed Revival
In March of 2010, I began my raised bed adventures by constructing and installing my very first raised bed. I blogged about the experience First Raised Bed. Drainage issues and a desire to add more and more roses to my … Continue reading
Downton Abbey Roses from Weeks Roses + a Giveaway
Celebrity Rose Gardener Chris VanCleave aka The Redneck Rosarian previews the fabulous new collection of roses from Weeks Roses, named in honor of the internationally acclaimed series, Downton Abbey Continue reading
Posted in #roses, downton abbey, new roses, Uncategorized, weeks roses Tagged British History, british TV, contest, dowager countess of Grantham, downton abbey, downtonpbs, England, Enter To Win, fragrant roses, FREE, gardening, giveaway, Highclere Castle, Lord Grantham, nature, New Roses, Photography, roses, tv shows, Visit Great Britian, Weeks Roses 6 Comments
Valentine’s Day Flower Care – Keeping Your Blooms FRESH!
Millions will receive flowers on Valentine’s Day and will wonder “how do I extend the life of the blooms I received?” Here are my tips for getting the most out of your Valentine’s Day gift. CONDITION THE BLOOMS If they arrive in … Continue reading
Posted in #roses, flower care, Uncategorized, valentines day Tagged blooms, day, flower care, flowers, gift, growing roses, roese, Rose Expert, valentines, Valentines Day 2 Comments
The first frost of the season arrived this morning and brought with it an eerie silence in the garden. It’s always a little sad to see the end of the bloom season arrive, yet a period of dormancy is a … Continue reading
Posted in #roses, Alabama, Frost, Garden Tagged frost, gardening expert, rosarian, roses, winter 12 Comments