I took a walk in the garden yesterday and shot some photos in the Instagram app. Most of my peonies are on the wane, but caught a pic or two of them along with some old roses. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ // ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Visit … [Read more...] about Instagram Walk
Fragrant and Hardy Roses for the Garden
I want roses to be hardy enough for Ohio winters, and to fill a summer garden with their fragrance. I've grown many roses, but only a few stand up to the difficult tests of a rural garden in Ohio.
Finally. Cold weather disappeared and things are blooming. Therese Bugnet I cut these roses down to the ground last fall due to dieback. They are sprouting up and blooming. Rugosa roses are usually very resistant to rose ailments. … [Read more...] about Blooming In The Garden
I know many of you have done this, too, so I don't feel quite so guilty. So many times I know better, but I can't resist nature, not of plants or my own at times. We are past the season of planting roses... the heat of summer is coming, but a … [Read more...] about Where Should I Plant This Rose?
::repost::I can't wait until I get to smell the roses again.Paul Neyron, is an old fashioned rose. But nobody tells you that after heat, heavy rains, and the rest of the roses bloomtime being just about over and this guy is looking perfect and fresh … [Read more...] about Roses Scenting the Air
This park is included in my top 10 garden destinations for the Central Ohio area with good reason. Why? Take a look at the collages and let me tell you the story. My parents took me to this park when I was a little child more than fifty years ago … [Read more...] about Whetstone Park of Roses
While perusing old garden links I came upon this page of rose advice. While spring is a better time for planting roses in this part of the country, advice is welcome at any time, and you might live in a climate where fall planting is fine for roses. … [Read more...] about Expert Rose Advice
The Whetstone Park of Roses is a very large rose display. As a park, it is one I have visited all throughout my 56 year lifespan, so I have seen it change and noted the development of it. I don't think I have ever seen it look better than it does … [Read more...] about Heirloom Roses in June
Just a note: Took a short trip to the Rose garden in town before making the rounds of graduation parties. It was a lovely time in the rose garden, but my camera lost battery power way too soon. I bought an extra on the way home and will take a … [Read more...] about Went to the Rose Garden
The upper set are all of Blanc Double de Coubert rose. Middle picture is of Charles de Mills Rose, lower left is the Eglantine type, and lower right is the Thérèse Bugnet rose. Technorati Tags: heirloom roses, … [Read more...] about Old Rose
Thank you, whoever ordered A Year of Roses! It reminded me to take time soon to visit Whetstone Park of Roses, soon. Last year I went at a time when the heirloom roses were over and I would really like some pictures of them. I grow a few here, but I … [Read more...] about Roses in June