Category Archives: Gold Medal

Shovel Pruning Is Hard For Me

Shovel Pruning…. I swore when I began growing roses that I would never do it. It seems like such a cruel thing to do. The more roses I add, the more I have come to realize that some just will … Continue reading

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>Gold Medal Glory

> Early morning Late afternoon This rose continues to produce some of the most beautiful blooms this year. I purchased this rose for $3 last summer at a discount hardware store. I am a sucker for a markdown rose and … Continue reading

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>Sunday Blooms – "Gold Medal"

> Gold Medal Grandiflora – 1984 Hybridizer: Jack Christensen, Ontario Canada This ia a beautiful rose that is a little prone to blackspot here in zone 7b. It grows in a large pot on our brick patio in full sun. … Continue reading

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>Wordless Wednesday


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>White and Yellow Blooms. More Roses Planted

> Moondance and Gold Medal The Gold Medal rose I planted last year is just full of blooms now. Some of the blooms have the most perfect center. I was excited to see this rose take off after a dose … Continue reading

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>Spring Pruning 2010

>After spending the weekend pruning other people’s roses, I began to prune my own today. I prune roses this week in particular for a reason. It takes about 60 days for most roses to develop into a bloom and I … Continue reading

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>Halloween Blooms

> Here it is, All Hallows Eve and we still have roses. Mild temps and a lot of rain have kept the roses growing this year. We are still seeing a few nice blooms. Most become water logged before ever … Continue reading

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>Fall Blooms In The Garden

>I picked these beauties to take to friends at work on Thursday. They are in order right to left: Veteran’s Honor Gypsy Gold Medal

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