Temps are still in the 80’s in Alabama. Hard to believe that we are already seeing the temps of summer this early in the year. We did have several days of rain last week and that has helped push the … Continue reading
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What a difference a couple of weeks makes in the garden. The warm temps (80’s) in March have caused our roses to begin early. I actually pruned most of my roses pretty hard this year and did not expect to … Continue reading
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Just when I thought this rose has produced its final floom of 2011, it surprises me with another. I love to rich organge/red coloring of this rose. I took this picture early in the morning, while the dew was still … Continue reading
> This is as close as my camera gets to capturing the true color of the “red orange” rose. She is a beauty!
>The heat of summer has arrived in Alabama. Temps in the upper 80’s to low 90’s and lots of humidity. I can report that we are having normal rainfall amounts for the first time in many a summer and our … Continue reading
> Gypsy Hybrid Tea AARS Winner 1972 This rose has a beautiful orange red coloring. An early bloomer in our Alabama garden, this rose will last for days in a vase. Very littly fragrance.
>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
> We are seeing some really beautiful blooms from our “Gypsy” and what I know believe to be “Queen Elizabeth” rose bushes.