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Three beauties from David Austin...

Another flush of roses, possibly the last of the summer and for that, very much appreciated and admired. Many of the David Austin flock will have begun flowering in late May, this year at least, and will still have an abundant show left in them before the needs for a little quiet-time assert themselves and they settle down for a winter nap. 702 more words

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Bloom Thyme Friday: Maybe if I change the name????

For years I have had a love/hate relationship with Fall. Yes, I know the changing of the leaves are pretty and who doesn’t love going on a hayride or to a pumpkin patch. 298 more words


Gather Ye Rosebuds...

This lovely bloom is from my garden. I love the soft rain drops on her delicate red petals. Looking closer, the words of Robert Herrick’s poem came to mind… 101 more words


Beauty & Softness

“Beauty has often overpowered the resolutions of the firm, and the reasonings of the wise, roused the old to sensibility, and subdued the rigorous to softness” Samuel Johnson, 1768