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Urban Legends | Growing Roses From Seed | Don’t Buy It

On the whole, I average 25-75 emails per week from folks asking rose related questions. About 25% of those are questions related to how to grow roses from seed. Growing roses from seeds can be done. It takes patience. To … Continue reading

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First Frost 

  The first frost of the season arrived this morning and brought with it an eerie silence in the garden. It’s always a little sad to see the end of the bloom season arrive, yet a period of dormancy is a … Continue reading

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Brrrrrr – My Roses Are Cold!

Winter is on it’s way! Cool temps signal the final roses of the year. Chris VanCleave shares a few of the final blooms from his Alabama rose garden. 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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Friday’s Flowers

Chris shares insights on the coloration of his fall blooms from his Alabama rose garden. Continue reading

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Roses On The Rise – Doris Day – Roses You’ll Want To Grow In 2015

Rose Gardening Expert Chris VanCleave shares his insights on growing ‘Doris Day’ a new floribunda from Weeks Roses for 2015 Continue reading

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The Gift of a Rose – Sally Holmes

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave asks the question, do you give garden roses as gifts? Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Ronald Reagan Hybrid Tea

It’s another Wordless Wednesday and rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave shares another beautiful bloom from his Alabama rose garden. Continue reading

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Jobes Organics – Plant Challenge Follow Up

Chris shares his experience using Jobes Organics in a container gardening challenge and beyond into his garden beds. Continue reading

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October Walk Through The Rose Garden

Join award winning rosarian Chris VanCleave aka “The Redneck Rosarian” on a quick walk through his Helena Alabama rose garden. Continue reading

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