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Redneck Rosarian (Chris VanCleave)
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People struggle. We struggle over all sorts of things. Education, Relationships, Work. You name it, people struggle with it. I have had so many struggles in the last few years, I oftentimes find my...
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So very pretty!!
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listen to the only gardening podcast dedicated to roses!
We're Exploring the World of Roses...
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Get an awesome flush of blooms this fall! Deep South gardeners take note! 
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Great tips! Thanks. Here is my rose pruning tutorial
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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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Listen to Rose Chat Podcast episodes free, on demand. Garden designer, horticulturalist and Rosarian Debra Keiser joins us on the episode to chat about her work as Rosarian at the Virginia Clemens rose garden at the Munsinger Clemens gardens. Located in St. Cloud Minnesota on land donated by generous benefactors Bill  Virginia Clemens, this garden is a showpiece that is a MUST SEE garden if your in the area. During the show, Debra shares about s...
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We’re celebrating all things Southern in this podcast of the P. Allen Smith Radio Show. Natchez chef and cookbook author Regina Carboneau and Rebecca Darwin, President of Garden & Gun magazine, join me at a special dinner party to discuss living, dining and growing up in the South. Order Regina's cookbooks. NEW VOICES Steve Asbell (The Rain Forest Garden) asks #Rosechat host and rosarian Chris Van Cleave (The Redneck Rosarian) about growing ro...
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Outstanding share Chris!
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Attentions Southen Gardeners! Get in the garden and finish strong this fall with an awesome flush of blooms!
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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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  • growing good roses
    Rosarian, 1965 - present
Growing Roses Has Become A Passion
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 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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