Tag Archives: English Roses

First Bloom – Winchester Cathedral

I was delighted to see our first bloom of Winchester Cathedral this morning. I purchased this rose at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale in April. It was in a two quart pot and I left it there until … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – English Roses

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What’s Blooming This Week In My Alabama Garden

Even with the frenzy of the Rose Show last week, I still had time to snap a few photos in the garden. The first flush of bloom on our roses is ending and deadheading has already begun. In fact, the … Continue reading

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Celebrating The Joy That Roses Bring – Weekend Smiles

Me with my daughter and “Golden Celebration’ & ‘Benjamin Britten’ Cissy & Jake enjoy blooms of ‘Golden Celebration’ & ‘Benjamin Britten’ Micheal Nolan “The Garden Rock Star” & I at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale My dear friend … Continue reading

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Blooming Monday – What’s In Bloom In My Alabama Garden

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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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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Preparing For New Roses

Well, its February in Alabama. And to me, that means a time to make adjustments in my garden. I am preparing for a dozen new roses (3 hybrid teas, 3 floribundas, 3 miniatures, 3 David Austin English roses) that will … Continue reading

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Autumn Rose Garden Tour

Tina and I drove up to Chelsea Alabama Saturday morning to pick up an exhibitors box from a fellow member of the Rose Society. We had only heard descriptions of their rose garden and so we were also hoping for a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Sunday Best

 David Austin English Roses shine this summer in my zone 7b garden. In early Spring, Golden Celebration produces a multitude of blooms. As the summer heats up, we see a good repeat of blooms throughout the season. We have an old park … Continue reading

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