Category Archives: Signature

True Confessions – I Am A Stripper

Rosarian Chris VanCleave shares a winter gardening tip Continue reading

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Sunday’s Blooms

Rose expert Chris VanCleave shares a few remaining blooms from his rose garden. Notice the depth and vibrancy of color that is so often the case with autumn blooms. Continue reading

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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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New Rose In Our Garden – ‘Signature’ Hybrid Tea

We planted “Signature” in the late fall last year and it has been slow to get started with many of its initial blossoms not very attractive. A seeming diamond in the rough, we are now beginning to see her true beauty shine…

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A Garden Walk, New Roses, Fall Clean Up & Rose Chat Radio

I took a short walk through my garden yesterday and wanted to share it with you. Some great blooms still in the garden. Watch for a brand new rose coming out next year on the video. You might want to … Continue reading

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

Join us for Garden Bloggers Bloom Day at May Dreams Gardens Shout out to Tom @ http://www.TallCloverFarm.com for encouraging me to grow ‘Buff Beauty” rose. It is featured in this clip and has been a great rose in my Alabama … Continue reading

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Before You Buy Roses

With a multitude of catalogs filling up mail boxes everywhere, I am tempted to go crazy ordering roses. I must remind myself of a few basic things to consider before ordering: Ask yourself what you’re looking for in a rose. Large … Continue reading

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New Rose For My Garden – ‘Signature’ – Hybrid Tea

I first saw this rose in the garden of a friend and I was immediately struck by its beauty and form. The color is wonderful; a deep pink with cream. It went from ‘like’ to ‘buy’ the moment I saw … Continue reading

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