Tag Archives: Shelby County Alabama

Be an Advocate for Roses

Advocacy is defined as “public support or a recommendation for a particular cause or policy”. It’s no secret that I have long been an advocate for roses. Whether it’s traveling on a national speaking tour speaking to rose societies on … 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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Fill The Frame Friday’s – “Queen Elizabeth”

“Fill The Frame Fridays is Powered by Linky Tools Click here to enter your link and view this Linky Tools list… It’s fun and easy to participate; just post your own “Fill the Frame Friday” photo on your blog, then link … Continue reading

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Every Rose Has A Story To Tell

In this month’s issue of ShelbyCoMagazine, I share my heart on how my rose garden came to be and how every rose therein was placed with purpose. I hope you’ll click the link and enjoy the article.  

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Blooming Monday – What’s Blooming This Week In My Alabama Garden

I hope everyone enjoyed a glorious Easter Day. We could not have had more perfect weather here in Alabama. Bright sunny skies and temps in the 70’s.  Our English and Old Garden Roses are really blooming this week. Our Floribunda and Hybrid … 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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Blooming Monday – Spring In Alabama

Spring has arrived in a big way. It seems that many things have bloomed out all at once. As previously posted, my first rose to bloom this year was ‘Mary Rose’, since then a few others are also beginning to share some … Continue reading

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Boundless Possibility – New Article For ShelbyCo Magazine

This time of year makes me extremely hopeful…. Spring is coming, but it is also a time of reflection. In my latest article for ShelbyCo Magazine, I explore the boundless possibility of gardening and personal development.  I hope you will link … Continue reading

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