Tag Archives: Birmingham

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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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

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Wordless Wednesday – Spring Blooms at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

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Welcome Spring!

Rose Gardening Expert Chris VanCleave shares the signs of spring in his Alabama rose garden. Continue reading

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Get Inspired. Get Started. – Growing Roses In Alabama – Home & Garden Show

Chris VanCleave – The “RedneckRosarian” takes the stage this weekend at the Birmingham Home & Garden Show. Continue reading

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An Unexpected Snowfall

Chris VanCleave “The Redneck Rosarian” shares his insights on Snowmageddon 2014 and shares photos from his snow covered rose garden in Helena Alabama Continue reading

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An Award & Holiday Cheer Challenge Update

Chris VanCleave aka “The Redneck Rosarian” is awarded the Bronze Honor Medal from the Birmingham Rose Society. This is the highest honor that can be awarded at a local Rose Society. Mr. VanCleave’s work on increasing membership, chairing the 2011 & 2012 rose shows as well as a commitment to community service were all mentioned in remarks given by Dr. Harold Settle at the awards event. Continue reading

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The Gift of Fellowship

Help win holiday greenery for one of Chris’ most cherished local charities from P. Allen Smith & Berry Nurseries. Continue reading

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Sunday’s In The South – Four Little Girls

Chris VanCleave makes a visit to Kelly Ingram park in Birmingham Alabama to see a new sculpture placed to commemorate those lost in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombings in 1963. Continue reading

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Best of Birmingham – Coretta Scott King Rose – Birmingham Botanical Gardens

See blooms of the Coretta Scott King rose introduced for 2014 by Weeks Roses Continue reading

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