Garden Terrace Lunch
Hello everyone, On these hot sunny summer days our garden terrace is a cool and peaceful place to enjoy lunch.There are lilacs,peonies, roses etc. nearby for beauty and fragrance and of course their is always the song of the birds.. I set the table with my pretty new china Harmony House from Japan ~ a gift from a friend. I used a dainty quilt with a matching shirt. A big bouquet with peonies lupins and lady's mantle graces the table today. A side view. Lets skip the meal and get to the sweet…
How To Prune Roses Properly - Video | The WHOot
Learn how to prune roses properly in 5 simple steps. We have an infographic and a video tutorial to show you how. You'll love these clever tips.
How To Grow Roses From Cuttings
Do you have a desire to fill your garden with sweet smelling roses? Growing them from cuttings is the best way to go and here's all you need to know.
Roses and Such
Hello everyone, I hope you are all enjoying some lovely summer days. It has been hot and sunny here lately so I have been spending most of my time outdoors . It is nice to get out into the garden early in the morning or in the evenings but it is too hot to work in the afternoons so we did get to the beach a couple of afternoons. I have a few garden tours next week so I will probably miss a few days of blogging again next week but someday soon I will try to get more creative! Today I am…
Rosa 'Wisley 2008' (English Rose)
Recently introduced by David Austin, Rosa 'Wisley 2008' is an irresistible variety of English Rose which produces incredibly delicate and charming pink, fully double flowers that open from rounded, plump buds. The blooms are shallowly cupped and about 3 in. across (7 cm), packed with petals (about 95) arranged in a most perfect rosette formation - their color being a very pure soft pink and the outer petals paling a little towards the edge. They are nicely complimented by the medium green…
The Best Homemade Spray for Black Spots on Roses | Hunker
The most common spray recipes to address black spots on roses include a solution of milk and water and a baking soda or potassium bicarbonate solution with water and horticultural oil. But the best solution is prevention.
Galentine's Day Tea Party
Galentine's Day Tea Party | Are you looking for a fun, show-stopping, yet simple way to celebrate your gals? Check out this cute Galentine's Day Tea Party.
English rose gallery: Rosa ‘A Shropshire Lad’
As you can see, I am drawn to this David Austin rose and photograph it over and over in search of an elusive 'something' I can never quite capture. Perhaps it's because so many of these 'A Shropshire Lad' blooms are just a few tantalising hours or days away from their fully open forms. Often the soft, peachy-apricot…