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Wordless Wednesday

Rose expert Chris VanCleave shares a snapshot of ‘The Fairy’ a beautiful polyantha rose thats so easy to grow. Roses are still blooming in his Alabama rose garden. Continue reading

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First Bloom 2013 – Climbing Pinkie

The first blooms of the season appear in the Redneck Rosarians rose garden as ‘Climbing Pinkie’ makes her debut… 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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What’s Blooming This Week In My Alabama Garden

The temps continue to be in the upper 80’s and the roses and perennials are putting on a big show.  As usual, ‘Julia Child’ floribunda is stealing the show with a profusion of beautiful yellow blooms.  ‘Barbara Bush’ hybrid tea … Continue reading

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Best of Birmingham – Spring Plant Sale

Every year at this time the Birmingham Botanical Gardens hosts its Spring Plant Sale.  This sale has everything from roses to tropicals, awesome quality vegetable plants, annuals and perennials. Don’t miss this years signature plant – Senorita Rosalita® Cleome hybrid ‘Inncleosr which will be on sale for $5/each. Proceeds … Continue reading

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Caldwell Pink – Polyantha

This rose has been in my garden now for two seasons. It continues to bring great pleasure in our garden. I planted three shrubs in a triangle around my gas lamp-post on our front lawn. For some reason, I’m always nervous about … Continue reading

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Sundays in the South – 10 Commandments For Growing Roses

Dean Hodge, Consulting Rosarian Birmingham, Alabama TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR GROWING ROSES Keeping the biblical 10 commandments ensures a good and rewarding life. They are guides for human behavior. Also growing roses has established rules. These are: I. Thou shall have … Continue reading

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Day 12 – National Rose Month

Caldwell Pink – Polyantha – aka ‘Pink Pet’ An “Earth Kind” Rose I love the “button” center on this rose. The combination of these two roses make a great jelly jar bouquet. This rose forms the most magnificent sprays on … Continue reading

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