Tag Archives: David Austin roses

Great Times at the Birmingham Home & Garden Show

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave aka The Redneck Rosarian recaps his recent celebrity appearance at the Birmingham Home & Garden Show appearing with HGTV’s Flipping the Block winners John & Whitney Spinks and Those Fabulous Beekman Boys at the largest Home & Garden event in Alabama. Continue reading

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November In The Rose Garden – Fall Rose Care Tips

In his latest blog post, rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave shares a few tips for fall rose care. Continue reading

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Biltmore International Rose Trials 2014

Rose Gardening expert Chris VanCleave shares his recent experience as a judge on the international jury of the Biltmore International Rose Trials, held in Asheville, North Carolina. Continue reading

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Roses fit for a King – William and Catherine Rose – David Austin Roses

Royal watchers and rose lovers everywhere anxiously await news of the #RoyalBaby and possibly a rose named in honor of the occasion. Continue reading

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What’s Blooming This Week

Come see what’s blooming this week in our Alabama rose garden. Continue reading

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Winchester Cathedral – David Austin English Rose – National Rose Month

‘Winchester Cathedral’ is a beautiful white sport of ‘Mary Rose’ that has a wonderful fragrance and a nice growth habit.

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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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First Bloom – Winchester Cathedral

I was delighted to see our first bloom of Winchester Cathedral this morning. I purchased this rose at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale in April. It was in a two quart pot and I left it there until … 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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First Bloom 2012 – ‘Mary Rose’

As I was on my way out the door this morning, I was overjoyed to find the first bloom of the year in my rose garden. ‘Mary Rose’ a David Austin introduction is often said to be the first rose … Continue reading

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