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Under a Blanket of Roses: A Cautionary Tale

My Adventures with Climbing Roses

April has been such a beautiful month here in northern California, made more so by a few days of refreshing and long-hoped-for rains. 1,373 more words


Spring time at our cute vintage cottage

I will be posting a lot more as we work on our house this summer. But spring is here and I wanted to share some pretty pictures from our yards. 744 more words

Yard And Gardens

Rose Talk - Garden Club Update

I recently joined the neighborhood garden club, and attended the March meeting last week.  The Greenridge Garden Club is a small group of ladies who all have some connection with my neighborhood, Greenridge.   261 more words


French Stone Cottage with Roses

This lovely stone cottage is typical of the architecture of the older houses in northern Brittany. Situated in a small coastal fishing village, this front garden is filled with a variety of roses, from shrub roses to climbing roses on trellises and arbors, in shades of pink, red and white.


Pruning Climbing Roses

If you have not pruned your climbing roses you need to get it finished soon. The best time to prune is between December and February but there is still time to get that job done which is what I did today. 744 more words


David Austin Roses: St. Swithun

David Austin English roses are scrumptious eye candy; they’re superlatively beautiful and they happen to be my absolute favorite roses. This particular rose is St. Swithun, a pale pink climber with repeat doubly delicious-looking blooms. 51 more words