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rose garden

May 22, 2014
ĽAdelaide

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Roses!

My newest rose~lust to share with all rose lovers reading this, whether gardeners or not. Isn’t Boscobel a beauty? And available at my semi-local nursery NOW! I’ll take 3 to start! The Summer Day Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean- the […]

"Peace" rose

August 27, 2013
ĽAdelaide

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Orange Lust Distraction

rose-eglantyneCalled “Va Va Voom”, this one is a big lush hot orange with an enticing, spicy fragrance.
They had two standards (tree roses), very pricey in great big clay pots; so gorgeous I almost fell for them anyway!
But alas…

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August 3, 2013
ĽAdelaide

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Roses and Wild Growing Things Create Havoc in Sensible Garden Plans

Salvia_Dark_DancerI’m seriously bogged down in the biggest “landscaping” mess of my “landscaping” career.
I have decided I have been living with this acreage I call a “back yard” long enough. However landscape designers are expensive and I never agree with any designer’s ideas, be they landscape, home, building, compost piles, etc.
The last landscape designer thought …