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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

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Dr. Griffith Buck roses blooming

I love the history of the Buck roses and I continue to increase my collection of his creations. Three are blooming today. ‘Spanish Rhapsody, ‘Aunt Honey’with a companion double clematis and ‘April Moon’.

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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. 26 more words

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The first roses of 2016

Every year we prune and fertilize and wait for the blooms to begin. Every Spring I am surprised by the special blooms that begin my rose growing season. 67 more words

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