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October in the Rose Garden – Fall Blooms Are The Best

“I’m so glad we live in a world where there are Octobers.” – Anne of Green Gables Don’t know about you, but I looked up and it was October. This year has flown by. Between working in the garden, a … Continue reading

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2016 Biltmore International Rose Trials

Results from the 2016 Biltmore International Rose Trials Continue reading

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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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It’s July! Show Us Your Bloomers!

America’s Favorite Rose Gardener, Chris VanCleave shares his “tried and true” roses. Those varieties that seem to thrive despite the record heat of July. Continue reading

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Roses on the Rise | Candy Cane Cocktail | Roses You’ll Want To Grow

America’s Favorite Rose Gardener, Chris VanCleave shares another in his “Roses on the Rise” series showcasing new roses that are superior performers and varieties he’s sure you’ll want to grow. Continue reading

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Be an Advocate for Roses

Advocacy is defined as “public support or a recommendation for a particular cause or policy”. It’s no secret that I have long been an advocate for roses. Whether it’s traveling on a national speaking tour speaking to rose societies on … Continue reading

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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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Downton Abbey Roses from Weeks Roses + a Giveaway

Celebrity Rose Gardener Chris VanCleave aka The Redneck Rosarian previews the fabulous new collection of roses from Weeks Roses, named in honor of the internationally acclaimed series, Downton Abbey Continue reading

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Roses On The Rise – The Albrighton Rambler – Roses You’ll Want To Grow in 2016

Celebrity rose gardener Chris VanCleave aka “The Redneck Rosarian” releases the first report of his “Roses on the Rise” for 2016. Evaluated from his personal rose garden in Alabama, Chris shares his insights and recommendations for adding new roses to your garden for the coming year. Continue reading

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November in the Rose Garden

   It’s November and the final blooms of the season are singing their swan song in our Alabama rose garden. If you haven’t had a tetanus shot in the last ten years, now is a great time to get one … Continue reading

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