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Summer Blooms

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave shares a few blooms from his Alabama rose garden Continue reading

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The Golden Gate Experiment

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave shares the results of a rose growing experiment with the rose ‘Golden Gate’ a beautiful fragrant climbing roses from Kordes, Germany. Certified Roses. 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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First Bloom – Anna’s Promise – Downton Abbey Rose

Introducing the first bloom of Anna’s Promise the first rose introduced in the Downton Abbey series of roses by Weeks Roses. Continue reading

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Friday Flowers – Hybrid Teas

Hybrid Tea roses are beginning to bloom in central Alabama. Check out rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave’s blooms. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

Join in the #WordlessWednesday fun by sharing your blooms and not your words! Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave shares a few pics from his Alabama rose garden. Continue reading

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And So It Begins – Bloom Season

The long awaited bloom season has arrived. Slowly at first, but now with the days advancing more and more of our cherished roses are beginning to shine.   First Bloom of Climbing Pinkie – Climbing Polyantha – Earth Kind   … Continue reading

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First Bloom 2014 – Old Blush

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave shares the first bloom of the season from his Alabama Rose Garden. Continue reading

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Why I Grow Roses

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave, aka “The Redneck Rosarian” shares the heartfelt story of why he grows roses. Chris says, “Roses tend to bring out the best in people, I know they have brought out the best in me.” Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

Beautiful fall blooms from rose expert Chris VanCleave’s Alabama rose garden. aka The Redneck Rosarian Continue reading

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