Category Archives: Cinco de Mayo

Blooming Monday – Springtime in Alabama

More unseasonably warm weather this week produced some lovely springtime blooms. Here’s what’s blooming this week: ‘Climbing Pinkie’ – Climbing Polyantha ‘Old Blush’ – China Rose ‘Social Climber’ – Climbing Rose ‘Cotton Candy’ Tall Bearded Iris ‘Cinco de Mayo’ Floribunda ‘Mary Rose’ … Continue reading

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You Live & Learn

You Live & Learn (A few things I learned from the 2011 rose growing season)    1. Location. Location. Location.  What may be bright sun in the spring       could be cool shade once the trees leaf out! Be sure to … Continue reading

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Watch “Rose Garden Tour – August 2011” on YouTube

A quick video tour of our summer rose garden. We have about sixty roses under cultivation within the confines of our fenced backyard. Enjoy the tour.  My apologies for the videography!

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Fertilizer Friday

Today I am joining Tootsie Time blog for Fertilizer Friday! Be sure and check out her blog and all the others participating today. I know you’ll enjoy it! The anniversary of my birth came round last week and I was surprised … Continue reading

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