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Rose Chatter – Wiregrass Rose Society

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave, aka “The Redneck Rosarian” shares his love of roses far and wide with a visit to the Wiregrass Rose Society’s fall Rose Seminar held in Ozark, Alabama Continue reading

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Garden Walk Video – October

October is here and our rose garden is winding down for the year. I’m not sure how many more posts we’ll have of blooms from the garden so I took a stroll this morning  and this is what I found … Continue reading

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For Fragrance & Color – “Double Delight”

I had to replace my shrub of Double Delight last year and have been anxious to see blooms from the replacement I planted this spring. Finally, a bloom.  Not only does this rose produce a beautiful colorful bloom, it is … 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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First Bloom – ‘Francis Meilland’ Hybrid Tea

After having planted this rose about a month ago, I didn’t expect to see a bloom this soon. As you may recall, this is a new rose being introduced in 2013 and I was lucky enough to have been given … Continue reading

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Great Garden Rose – ‘Artistry’ – Hybrid Tea

I first admired this rose in the garden of a friend. It’s coral colored blooms jumped out at me as I strolled through her garden of 100 or so roses. Upon inquiry I was immediately told that this was ‘Artistry’, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Fill The Frame Fridays – ‘Colorific’

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Day 3 – National Rose Month

What better way to celebrate National Rose Month than by picturing people enjoying our National Floral Emblem. Today is day 3 of our rose a day for the month of June and I am including a photo of Birmingham socialite … Continue reading

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The Rose. Our National Floral Emblem

  President Ronald Reagan signing Proclamation 5574 making the Rose our “National Floral Emblem” During these dreary days of winter, I have been occupying my time conducting some research on the rose. I found it interesting that with so many … Continue reading

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