Tag Archives: Rose Expert

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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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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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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Resolutions for Rose Gardeners

Celebrity Rose Gardener Chris VanCleave aka The Redneck Rosarian shares his Rose Resolutions for 2016 Continue reading

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#ItsARoseThing at the American Rose Society Fall Nationals – Syracuse, New York

Rose enthusiasts from around the world are gathering in Syracuse New York this weekend for the 2015 American Rose Society Fall Nationals. Continue reading

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First Bloom of 2015 – Climbing Pinkie

Rose Gardening Expert Chris VanCleave reveals the first bloom in his garden for 2015 and shares changes that are underway in his garden space. Continue reading

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Get Low! Here’s How to Prune Your Roses

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave offers his tips for pruning repeat blooming roses in this tutorial video and companion blog post. Do you know the three D’s of rose pruning? Continue reading

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2015 Birmingham Home & Garden Show – Y’all Come!

Join rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave aka The Redneck Rosarian along with Those Fabulous Beekman Boys, John & Whitney Spinks from HGTV’s Flipping the Block and Christie Dedman, Birmingham’s Bargain Mom for a weekend of fun and interesting ideas at the 2015 Birmingham Home & Garden Show at the BJCC Continue reading

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Preserving Valentine’s Day Flowers

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave aka “The Redneck Rosarian” shares his tips on preserving Valentine’s Day blooms for maximum longevity and enjoyment. 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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