Category Archives: Roses

Posts about my roses

More Roses

Today is a carbon copy of yesterday, hazy, hot, and humid, though perhaps a little hotter and more humid.  I went out briefly to check on the garden and things aren't yet wilting in the heat, which is a little … Continue reading

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And Then There Was One

As expected, Tropicana has bloomed, leaving poor Garden Party as the only rose yet to flower.  Comparing this year with last, even though Tropicana is next to last to bloom, it was still a good two weeks sooner than last … Continue reading

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Two To Go

I'm convinced that the roses can hear me!  Just four short days ago, I was complaining that eight of them hadn't yet bloomed.  Today, Falstaff joined the bloom parade, leaving just Tropicana and Garden Party yet to bloom.  And Tropicana … Continue reading

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A New Rose

Though I had no intention of adding any more roses this year, I have one remaining large planter on the deck (the two smaller ones had deteriorated and cracked and earlier this spring I disposed of both of them).  The … Continue reading

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One More

Sweet Juliet joined the bloom parade today.  Despite myself, while documenting her first few blooms, I managed to shoot a total of twenty photos of gorgeous roses that I've now posted to the web site.

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They Heard Me!

Either the roses heard me grumbling yesterday about eight of them not having bloomed yet or they have access to this garden journal!  Today I was quite surprised to find that four of the eight have bloomed overnight!  Lagerfeld, Moon … Continue reading

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Happy June!

And it is indeed a happy June.  Today brought us the first opened blossom ever on Madame Isaac Pereire, an Old Garden Rose that I planted last year but which did not bloom until now.  The flowers are very large … Continue reading

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My Favorite Time of Year

Though I love Summer, late Spring has to be my favorite time of year.  A day can't go by without another rose blooming or having new blossoms open on one that has already bloomed.  The air is filled with the … Continue reading

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Roses, Roses Everywhere

Since my last entry, things in the garden have really been popping.  The white and purple rhododendrons have bloomed beautifully, though the peony is taking its own sweet time to open its huge fat buds.  It's in the world of … Continue reading

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The First Rose and a New Toy!

The garden has been quite busy over the last week or so.  The Bluebells have bloomed and the Wood Hyacinth remain in bloom.  I found in reviewing their pages on my web site that I had photos of each intermixed … Continue reading

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