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‘Crescendo’ of Beauty! Blog Image
‘Crescendo’ of Beauty!

When I was a small girl learning about roses from our old Latvian neighbor, the only place to get...

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Beauty Every Day

June is rose month in Connecticut, and just like that...the first flush is winding down!  Yesterday...

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Fragrant Blessings

Salutations and Happy June to all my budding and seasoned rosarian friends! This month belongs to...

An Unwelcome Visitor: I Found RRD in My Roses Blog Image
An Unwelcome Visitor: I Found RRD in My Roses

Things have been a little slow in the garden this spring.  I am thrilled that we are getting...

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The Passing of My Rose Garden Companion

The lovely weather has finally arrived! After a cooler and rainier May than usual, the warmth...

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The Joy of Spring

The time we have been waiting for has finally arrived!  The forsythia has exploded into...

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A Little Longer

We have just finished an entire week of beneficial rain.  The other morning, at 4:00, I woke to the...

What Does a Rosarian Do While Awaiting the Glacier’s Retreat? Blog Image
What Does a Rosarian Do While Awaiting the Glacier’s Retreat?

It is one of those years. Spring has arrived, but not really! Two weeks ago, we had a blizzard...

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At The Edge Of The Enchanted Forest

At the edge of the Enchanted Forest...a very long time ago, there lived seven little people,...

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Presidential Roses

February is the birth month of America's two favorite presidents.  Both of these great men, George...

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Winter in the rose garden

Welcome to the new year!! I am loving this winter so far.  We are actually having some...

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Full Circle

Here we are in late Autumn; I can't quite believe it! As our gardening responsibilities wane,...