Tag Archives: beautiful blooms

The Key To Boundless Possibilities

A lesson in cutting away the bad in your garden and your life from Chris VanCleave, aka The RedneckRosarian Continue reading

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The Power of Flowers – Sundays in the South

In his popular Sundays in the South series, Chris shares his blooms from the garden and some thoughts on flowers and the power that they hold in all our lives. Continue reading

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Start Zinnia Seeds Indoors For Early Blooms

Rosarian Chris VanCleave, aka “The Redneck Rosarian” shares tips on sowing zinnia seeds indoors for early blooms. Continue reading

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Weeks Roses – A Trusted Friend In The Rose Garden

Join Chris VanCleave aka “The Redneck Rosarian” as he walks us through just a few of the Week’s varieties that are growing in his Alabama rose garden. Week’s roses is a major producer of award winning roses. Continue reading

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Spring Pruning

Chris VanCleave, “The Redneck Rosarian” shares his spring pruning tips to encourage new growth and beautiful blooms! Do you know the 3 D’s of spring rose pruning? Continue reading

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Climbing Pinkie – Polyantha Rose

Climbing Pinkie is an earth kind rose. No Spray. Easy to grow. Find out more about the Earth Kind rose program in this post. “Beautiful roses for busy people” – Dr. Steve George, Texas A & M Continue reading

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If You Love David Austin Roses…..

Spring 2013 promises to be “Rose Heaven” for fans of David Austin Roses. Michael Marriott, Chief Rosarian for the famous Shropshire, England rose breeder will join hosts Chris VanCleave and Teresa Byington on Rose Chat Radio to talk about six exquisite new English Rose varieties to North America. The six varieties – deliciously fragrant and robust, season-long repeat bloomers. Continue reading

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‘Moonstone’ Hybrid Tea | Helen Yoest This Week On Rose Chat Radio

The fall flush of blooms continues in our garden and today I cut 5 beautiful blooms from our shrubs of ‘Moonstone’ – a magnificent hybrid tea. We now have four shrubs of this rose and each shrub delivers a profusion of long … Continue reading

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A Gathering Of Roses

We are seeing so many beautiful blooms in the garden. I have been gathering at least a dozen a day for the past week. They are now at a peak. I will give my repeat blooming roses a much needed … Continue reading

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Guides For Selecting Roses

I have been giving a lot of thought lately to how well my roses are performing in my garden. I am beginning to ask myself, am I really buying roses that will perform well in my “neck of the woods”? I have … Continue reading

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