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Our Yard Smells Amazing

Roses are in full bloom, all the bushes are heavy with buds and blooms. The backyard smells amazing and thus I’m very reluctant to go out and trim away the older roses. 263 more words


Bengal Beauty - A First Class Rose with First Prize for the First Flowers of the Year...

The China rose – Bengal Beauty – or Bengal Crimson – the first Old Roses to flower at Petersham – the first of any of them by a country mile! 3,724 more words

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Bloom Thyme Friday 2014

It is time to start Bloom Thyme Fridays even though I am currently sitting in my potting shed while the weather channel is issuing extreme weather warnings … flooding, gale force winds and dropping temperatures. 511 more words



because I’ve had enough snow…


Romance in Blooms

It wasn’t a holiday, or my birthday, or even an offering of apology. It was just a Wednesday in March.  I walked into my kitchen to find a dozen roses in a vase, the petals from a thirteenth rose meticulously placed on the counter in the shape of a heart, and a handwritten note from my husband. 259 more words


Spring Assessment...

The Polar Vortex has come and gone, although I did see that there is a bit of snow in the forecast for next week. So, those of us who thought the weather might be stuck in winter mode can now relax and begin to enjoy spring and breathe! 503 more words