At the top of my chores list this late Autumn is rose care. After the brutal winter in 2013-14 and the loss of a few of my treasured climbing roses and a slow start to the spring season. I’m very sure that the loss of those climber roses was due to the fact that they […]
You’ve heard the saying a millions times but I seriously can’t help but say ‘ If I can grow them … you can too!’ when I share about roses. I’m a fairly new rose-fanatic and I want to help you grow success like I have so please be sure to ask questions on my blog […]
Patiently waiting in my Northwest Ohio ( gardening zone 5b ) garden for the sunshine and warmer temperatures to wake up my rose shrubs. It is the first week with temperatures above freezing and I’m anxious to see any signs of life coming from my treasured roses. With all the excitement being shared on social […]
We are just a few short weeks away from the winter that has been forecast to be one of the worst we’ve had in a few years according to my farm friends in the Midwest. The vibrant color in the …..
Today I hope to play ‘ketchup’ by starting a traditional blogging trend with this share from a rose I brought home from a spectacular garden center in North Carolina this past …..
Easy Grow Yellow Rose Shrub in my 2012 New Rose Garden Last Summer I added a few new rose gardens to my front landscape. It was exciting to add David Austins, Proven Winners roses mixed with a few of my favorite hydrangea varieties in these gardens All winter long I watched as the cold took […]
Do you remember the first time you saw a Knock Out rose shrub? What was your impression of that new promise to be able to have a rose garden with ease in your home garden? I will admit when I first saw the Knock Out at the garden center I was working at about 8 […]
Are you a ‘soon as your head hits the pillow you are out’ kind of person or does it take some time to find that inner peace before drifting off to sleep land? I don’t usually have a hard time falling to sleep even during the busy times in my life over the past year […]
This is the last of the blooms on my Distant Drum rose shrub for 2012 but I’m looking forward to sharing more about roses in the post to come now that I’ve been introduced to the varieties that can be enjoyed in most any home garden. I will miss you Distant Drum but you can […]
One of the last roses that holds on to summer.
Look deep into the image and you can almost smell the soft scent of spring. As I look into the rose bouquet it is hard to believe this is winter.It won’t be long and we will be trying to find time to enjoy blooms like these in the summer garden. These beautiful roses sit in […]