Roses Before and After Deathly Cold/Wet Spring

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

Easy Does It…One of the best roses!

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!