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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

Climbing Roses

Planting Roses

After the blog I wrote a few weeks ago about cataloguing the Sissinghurst roses, a reader asked if I could share how we plant our roses here in the garden. 795 more words


Another year over & a new one just begun......

During the past two weeks I have been working in the garden for the first time this year – and in fact for the first time since late summer. 1,328 more words

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