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A labor of love

Saturday I was with a group of 18 very good rosarians from the Tacoma Rose Society. A long time member, George Hedger, passed away and formally left his 450 roses to TRS. 42 more words


Rose Care, Maintenance and Pruning

I’ve a workshop next week covering rose care, planting, general maintenance and crucially pruning and I thought before I refresh my notes for this course, I’d look at some of my past blogs, specifically those from Mottisfont Abbey near Romsey, David Austin in Albrighton, Quando fioriranno le Rose in Assisi and for articles I’ve found useful and thought to share. 163 more words

General Comment

#NWFGS 2017

I love growing roses but there is one thing I love to do more and that is to talk about growing roses in the Pacific Northwest! 72 more words


Fall is here - my favorite time of year!

Ahh, fall is here! I love the carefree feeling of summer but I really love the cool, crisp, clean feel of the fall, the brilliant display of natures’ colors and the absence of pesky bugs, especially mosquitoes. 303 more words

Writing, Book Reviews And Publishing, Poetry, Children's Books, YA And Novels

Fine Art

I do like to get a bit more ‘arty’ with my flower photography and so these few images show some of my results with a bit of post production¬† – I hope you like them. 37 more words