Tag Archives: Alabama

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

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Roses on the Rise | Candy Cane Cocktail | Roses You’ll Want To Grow

America’s Favorite Rose Gardener, Chris VanCleave shares another in his “Roses on the Rise” series showcasing new roses that are superior performers and varieties he’s sure you’ll want to grow. Continue reading

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Best Of Birmingham – A Potting Bench For Us Guys

America’s Favorite Rose Gardener aka “The Redneck Rosarian” talks about upcycled potting bench made by a local craftsman Continue reading

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Roses On The Rise – The Albrighton Rambler – Roses You’ll Want To Grow in 2016

Celebrity rose gardener Chris VanCleave aka “The Redneck Rosarian” releases the first report of his “Roses on the Rise” for 2016. Evaluated from his personal rose garden in Alabama, Chris shares his insights and recommendations for adding new roses to your garden for the coming year. Continue reading

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Grow Roses for A Colorful Landscape 

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave aka “The Redneck Rosarian” shares sustainable landscape roses that will stand up to the Alabama heat. Continue reading

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First Bloom of 2015 – Climbing Pinkie

Rose Gardening Expert Chris VanCleave reveals the first bloom in his garden for 2015 and shares changes that are underway in his garden space. Continue reading

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Get Low! Here’s How to Prune Your Roses

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave offers his tips for pruning repeat blooming roses in this tutorial video and companion blog post. Do you know the three D’s of rose pruning? Continue reading

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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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Brrrrrr – My Roses Are Cold!

Winter is on it’s way! Cool temps signal the final roses of the year. Chris VanCleave shares a few of the final blooms from his Alabama rose garden. Continue reading

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Friday’s Flowers

Chris shares insights on the coloration of his fall blooms from his Alabama rose garden. Continue reading

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