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climbing roses, a poem

draped across the windows

of my cottage summers
the climbing roses

abundant pink plump
floating within
my dreaming winter city

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Potted Climbing Roses

Managing a climbing rose from a pot is proving to be a bit more challenging than I anticipated. Unlike growing a climber from the ground, I am having trouble getting my climber to bloom. 53 more words


"Look. That Man's Taking Photographs"


Leaving their van in our front drive

and their slip-on shoes outside the door,

Barry and Owen, who are New Forest Chimney Sweeping & Repairs, having first serviced Mistletoe Cottage next door, provided us with their trademark clean and efficient job. 386 more words

Climbing Roses and Their Wandering Ways

This is just how a climbing rose should be: hanging in luxuriant flounces and reaching in all directions. The white climbing rose is Lamarque and it is growing across the front of the home of respected rosarian, Walter Duncan, in his beautiful Heritage Garden in South Australia’s Clare Valley.   1,595 more words

Rosa Red Cascade: A Repeat-flowering Miniature Climbing Rose

Some of the most picturesque American roses (to my British eyes, at least) have been encouraged to clamber over fences. That’s how Rosa ‘Red Cascade’ managed to sneak its way into my heart. 513 more words


Friday Flowers...climbing roses

2017 was a good year for roses. Climbing roses were everywhere, some climbing two stories.  They were gorgeous!  This spray was somewhat smaller, but it was beautiful and in a place where we could stop so I could get a photo.  :-)