Tag Archives: Spring 2012

Wordless Wednesday – “Birmingham Botanical Gardens”

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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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Wordless Wednesday – Fabulous ‘Mutabilis’ – China Rose

Note: This blooms of this wonderful rose change color as they age. Each bloom shown here was taken from the same bush on the same day. The color variations are marvelous. 

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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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Saving ‘Lady Banks’

Several years ago our neighbors put their home on the market as they had decided to build a new one. Fred & Jane were the best of folks and always kept their garden in pristine condition. She was always willing … Continue reading

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First Bloom 2012 – ‘Mary Rose’

As I was on my way out the door this morning, I was overjoyed to find the first bloom of the year in my rose garden. ‘Mary Rose’ a David Austin introduction is often said to be the first rose … Continue reading

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First Bloom 2012 – ‘Mary Rose’

As I was on my way out the door this morning, I was overjoyed to find the first bloom of the year in my rose garden. ‘Mary Rose’ a David Austin introduction is often said to be the first rose … Continue reading

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