Roses and Glass

I have a terrible confession to make. I almost feel guilty saying it. I have a BLACK thumb. My best attempts at keeping alive anything green usually result in disaster. It seems the harder I try the faster the poor plant dies. But....regardless of my past failures, I decided I was really going to try and grow roses. I love roses and would love to a small rose garden. So, Mr. Austin...here I come. … [Read more...]

A Rose Poem

Today I was going to plant my roses. I'm new at rose gardening, I  decided it might be a great gardening activity, keep me outside longer. We bought an older home 2 years ago and it needs some yard work. So I bought roses; climbing roses, rose bushes and rose ground cover. But after all this beautiful weather it's supposed to freeze this week. So I'm going to wait a few days. So instead I took a … [Read more...]