Tag Archives: growing roses

Valentine’s Day Flower Care – Keeping Your Blooms FRESH!

Millions will receive flowers on Valentine’s Day and will wonder “how do I extend the life of the blooms I received?” Here are my tips for getting the most out of your Valentine’s Day gift. CONDITION THE BLOOMS If they arrive in … Continue reading

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October In The Rose Garden

The end of the rose growing season is upon us and here are a few rose care tips for October:   What’s bloom in in your garden this week? Here are a few of my blooms:         … 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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Keeping Calm – Carrying On

Chris VanCleave aka “The Redneck Rosarian” shares some sage advice for those who need to re-focus…… Continue reading

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June Garden Walk – Come See What’s In Bloom In My Alabama Rose Garden

It’s the end of June and time for another walk through my Alabama rose garden. Come see what’s in bloom! Continue reading

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Butter Me Up | Miniature Rose | National Rose Month

Celebrate National Rose Month by sharing roses with the world around you. Everybody knows somebody who needs a rose! Continue reading

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Flush of Blooms In My Alabama Rose Garden

Come see what’s blooming in our Alabama rose garden. Chris VanCleave aka “The Redneck Rosarian” takes us on a garden walk to see some of the blooms in his 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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Be An Advocate For Local Rose Culture

This past weekend I joined alongside fellow members of the Birmingham Rose Society at Helena Market Days. We set up a booth, gave away roses, dispensed rose advice and shared our love of growing roses with anyone who would listen. … Continue reading

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Farm Markets & Glorious Gardens

This weekend I will be sharing rose growing information with the Birmingham Rose Society at Helena Market Days – a local farm market and I hope if you are in the area you’ll stop by and see us.  Locally grown … Continue reading

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