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Redneck Rosarian (Chris VanCleave)
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Get in the garden this month! A little work now will produce some fall WOW in the rose garden! #Roses #GROWRoses
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We do this with Roses! So cool! 
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Great Rosarians of the World Honoree 2014 - Danielle Hahn This year's honoree is Danielle Hahn, owner of Rose Story Farms in Carpinteria, California. Mrs. Hahn and her family currently grow 25,000 rose bushes of 120 different varieties with a solid organic focus for the cut flower trade and the local Santa Barbara and Montecito market.  She has successfully combined her passion for roses into a small business that combines her love of rose growi...
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Last night we had rain all night ... sometimes it was deafening! But, oh what a welcome sound it was. We needed it and today promises more of the same. So I was out early and caught a few minutes b...
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We so much enjoyed the opportunity to sit down and chat with Matthias Meilland this week. This chat includes a brief history of six generations of rose breeding in France by the Meilland family including the story of his grandfather's famous rose
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Great tips! Thanks. Here is my rose pruning tutorial 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CcUtjxVprg
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Thanks, enjoyed your video. Pruning is always the hardest part for me.
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Listen to Rose Chat Podcast episodes free, on demand. William Radler grew up in Wisconsin and bought his first rose at age 9. He joins us to talk about his early rose growing experience and how through those relationships, made a commitment to create low maintenance roses. Hear how the Knock Out rose got its name and about his continuing work to create low maintenance roses we all can enjoy.Mr. Radler holds a degree in landscape architecture and ...
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Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave aka "The Redneck Rosarian" shares sustainable landscape roses that will stand up to the Alabama heat.
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Good read Chris.
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The forsythia is blooming and it is time to start giving the roses a trim. More about forsythia here. Nothing says hard winter like black rose canes. This week I am beginning to uncover the roses t...
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  • growing good roses
    Rosarian, 1965 - present
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Growing Roses Has Become A Passion
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Chris VanCleave is an award winning rose gardener who in 2011 began the Rose Chat Podcast  to help rose gardeners around the globe achieve beautiful roses in their own backyards. Broadcasts of the show have now been downloaded over 340,000 times propelling him onto the international gardening scene.

His blog RedneckRosarian.com chronicles an intrinsic mix of life, faith and gardening. He is a sought after conference speaker an maintains a garden of over 150 roses just south of Birmingham Alabama. 

Member: Birmingham Rose Society
  • Past President of the Birmingham Rose Society
  • 2013 Bronze Honor Medal Recipient
  • Editor: Garden Faces Newsletter
Member: American Rose Society 
  • Marketing Committee
  • Membership Committee
  • Editor: "The Fragrant Rose" FREE e-newsletter of the ARS with over 7,000 subscribers
Member: Heritage Rose Foundation

Numerous Rose Show awards
Check my website for information about booking me to speak at your next event!


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Award winning rose gardener in the deep south. Grass Roots Radio Show Host, Banker, Gardener, Friend....
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