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In My Garden: Beauty and the Beast

 Here is Beauty, Her Royal Highness. She is a large rose with a delicate fragrance. Southern California weather is a beautiful Indian Summer. The temperatures are unpredictable. 269 more words


Allow Me To Introduce You To Rosie

Rosie is a miniature ‘Parade Rose’ with dusky pink flowers. I bought her from the supermarket & tried to keep her indoors. She suffered two torturous bouts of spider mites with complete loss of leaves, valiantly struggling on, before I learnt I had to keep her outdoors. 24 more words


Winter Came to the Rose Garden

This morning I woke up to 16 degrees and today was a day I had set again to do more winterizing in the garden. So, I donned my… 235 more words


The Gathering Place

As the sumptuous colors of the fall begin to fade, days begin to shorten, and the nights slowly usher the city of Dallas into the imminent winter months. 308 more words

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Bloom Thyme Friday: Fall Cleanup

Many people ask … “What do you do with all those roses in the fall?” Really not much … I tend to keep it simple. There are other chores that get a lot more of our attention in the fall than the roses. 503 more words


Bloom Thyme: November Surprises

The weather has been soooo cold and this morning when I took a garden walk I feared all the buds I have been watching would be lost. 273 more words


Bloom Thyme Friday: The Winner’s Circle

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of speaking at the INDIANA/ILLINOIS Rose Society district meeting. Also on the program that day was Richard Anthony of… 799 more words