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Wordless Wednesday – English Roses

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What’s Blooming This Week In My Alabama Rose Garden

We are in the midst of the second flush of bloom on many of our roses. We are also seeing some of the first blooms on our new miniflora and miniature roses. Thrip damage is still bad in this area. … Continue reading

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What’s Blooming This Week In My Alabama Garden

Wow! It was almost 90 degrees here today. Can’t believe that we are having summer temps in April.  This extreme heat has pushed the roses to bloom in record time. We are actually seeing peak blooms this week with our Floribunda & … Continue reading

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What’s Blooming This Week In My Alabama Garden

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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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First Rose Delivery of 2012 – ‘R.K. Witherspoon’ – Hybrid Tea

It felt like Christmas all over again when I arrived at home yesterday. A large box was sitting on my doorstep.  It was the first rose delivery of 2012. A rose from Witherspoon Rose Culture in Durham, NC.  The 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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