Roses and Glass

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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. Well the good news is YEAH! They're not dead! I planted at least 6 hybrid rose bushes and roses did appear! As if magic! I decided to photograph some flowers just to show the world, Yes I have a green thumb( even if it's a forest green)! … [Read more...]

A Rose Poem

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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 photo of a miniature rose I have in my craft room. So here's a little photo with a little rose poem to go along. Have a blessed Sunday everyone.     A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns O my Luve's like a red, red rose That's newly sprung in June; O my Luve's like the melodie That's sweetly played in tune.As fair art thou, my bonnie lass, So deep in luve am I; And I will luve thee still, my dear, Till a' the seas gang dry: Till a' the seas gang dry, my dear, And the rocks melt wi' the sun; I will luve thee still, my dear, While the sands o' life shall run. And fare thee weel, my only Luve, And fare thee weel awhile! And I will come again, my Luve, Tho' it ware ten thousand mile. ' … [Read more...]