Even though we’ve had temperatures below freezing, this rose just will not stop! She obviously does not want to be left out of the garden party and wants to join the pansies and hellebore. Her foliage is on the decline, but she’s finishing this race like Lance Armstrong…Live Strong! Continue reading Julia Child Rose Wins the Race
Trouble was brewing this spring when it appeared that all of my roses were going down. Down the river of diseases to the spot called black. Treading dangerously through aphid alley. But a miracle has occurred. The leaves once thin and yellow now have become glossy and green. Showy. A beautiful backdrop for the 48 buds that are currently on my Julia Child Floribunda Rose. … Continue reading Roses Before and After Deathly Cold/Wet Spring
There are so many great roses, how can this be named one of the best? It won a prize! The only rose to receive the AARS award for 2010. All American Rose Selections is dedicated to the introduction and promotion of exceptional roses (diseases resistance, ease of care and beauty) and they lend their stamp of approval to one or two roses every year. But … Continue reading Easy Does It…One of the best roses!