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2016 PNW district rose show

Competition roses in the Pacific Northwest are amazing! I recently returned from Vancouver, WA where I participated in the American Rose Society, Pacific Northwest District rose show. 143 more words


Warm sunny weather needed

My first flush of roses is nearly over, but with the temps in the 50’s and 60′ for highs, the rebloom is moving slowly this year. 52 more words


Deadheading already

Being outside in the fresh air and sunshine is my time to think. This year I have been thinking that my roses are blooming ahead of schedule but actually that is not the case it is just that last year my garden suffered through a nasty period of downy mildew and I had to do a second spring pruning to get rid of the diseased leaves and canes, so it felt that my roses bloomed late in 2015 and now early in 2016. 27 more words


New David Austin Roses for 2016

The holidays are over, the decorations have been put away and it’s time to review our “Wish List” of roses to plant in the spring. The trio of spectacular 2016 varieties that David Austin Roses has introduced for the United States and Canada sit at the top of the list. 330 more words


Roses from the garden of Anthony Sargeant

These lovely peachy roses were cut by Tony from his Shropshire garden on the 2nd July 2015. They form a rather good ‘still-life’ in a glass jug on an antique Ersari bag face covering an oak coffer in our main living room. 54 more words

Anthony Sargeant