Tag Archives: Old Garden Roses

Who The Heck Cares Whether You Save A Rose?

America’s Favorite Rose Gardener, Chris VanCleave aka “The Redneck Rosarian” speaks out on the crisis unfolding in Sacramento California’s historic city cemetery. 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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A Story Of Courage & Survival In The Midst Of A Storm – The Peggy Martin Story

Chris shares a heartwarming story of courage and determination in this weeks Rose Chat Podcast with guest Peggy Martin. Co-host Teresa Byington talks with Peggy about the loss of her family, hurricane Katrina and that through a lone surviving rose, found the strength to begin again. Continue reading

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Growing Great Roses in Alabama

Chris VanCleave, “The Redneck Rosarian” to speak at the Birmingham Home & Garden Show Feb 14-17 at the BJCC in downtown Birmingham, Alabama Continue reading

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Sunday’s Blooms

Rose expert Chris VanCleave shares a few remaining blooms from his rose garden. Notice the depth and vibrancy of color that is so often the case with autumn blooms. Continue reading

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Rose Chat Radio This Week – Saving Heritage Roses

  This Week On Rose Chat  Saturday Morning 09/15/2012 LIVE: 9:30 AM CST Call us with questions during the show! (347) 677-1870 The Heritage Rose Foundation is a nonprofit organization established in 1986, devoted to the preservation of old roses. Its … Continue reading

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Blooming Monday – What’s Blooming This Week In My Alabama Garden

I hope everyone enjoyed a glorious Easter Day. We could not have had more perfect weather here in Alabama. Bright sunny skies and temps in the 70’s.  Our English and Old Garden Roses are really blooming this week. Our Floribunda and Hybrid … Continue reading

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Blooming Monday – Springtime in Alabama

More unseasonably warm weather this week produced some lovely springtime blooms. Here’s what’s blooming this week: ‘Climbing Pinkie’ – Climbing Polyantha ‘Old Blush’ – China Rose ‘Social Climber’ – Climbing Rose ‘Cotton Candy’ Tall Bearded Iris ‘Cinco de Mayo’ Floribunda ‘Mary Rose’ … Continue reading

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Input Needed – Top 5 Old Roses You Grow

I am nearing the end of my “Road to 100” quest. I now have about 85 or so roses growing and have found that I do not have as many old roses growing as I would like to have. I do … Continue reading

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