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I’m a keen gardener and even keener when it comes to growing roses. David Austin roses are some of the best. During the summer months, I took a number of photos of my roses (having built a special rose bed). 45 more words



Being a horticulturist means I spent a lot of time with plants. There is a definite appreciation of nature, and the symmetry and beauty (and sometimes abstract nature) of plants for someone who works with them. 80 more words


Garden: Rain and Roses

Before the rain we had last week I hurried and put Fish Emulsion on the roses. I was rewarded with this one. What a bright spot in our late Fall weather.  136 more words


Gone, But Not Forgotten

These were the roses waiting for me when we got to the holiday villa we were renting for my birthday. Both the roses and the holiday are gone, but will live long in my memories and the pictures. 10 more words


My Favourite Things

Rose pruning is one of my favourite gardening pursuits. Sissinghurst is widely known for its distinctive rose pruning and training methods and holds approximately 300 different varieties in the garden. 1,043 more words


Rainbow Beet & Roses

Our vege garden is coming along almost faster than we can eat through it. What a pleasure it is to have such an abundance of home-grown food! 116 more words


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