American Rose Society Calendar of Roses 2018 | Photographers | Roses

“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.” ~ Antoine de Saint Exupery

Roses Welcome Pollinators

'Above and Beyond' Today With a Bumble Bee | Roses Are Pollinator Attractants

“Roses attract pollinators – and they positively effect all our lives – celebrate them all year long!” ~ Susan Fox

‘Stormy Weather’ Climbing Rose, Mauve or Purple?

'Stormy Weather', LCI Beautiful large flowered climber blooming in candelabra of purple blooms or do you call them mauve?

Happy First of June! June is Rose Month! Luscious bouquets of perky, purple roses bloom in candelabras of spectacular bouquets on long stems on ‘Stormy Weather’ in all kinds of weather all season long!

Wordless Wednesday | A Hibiscus In The Rose Garden

Surprise! A hibiscus with the Little Red Barn! The floribunda rose garden in its second full bloom cycle. ‘Anna’s Promise’ by Weeks Roses with rain drops. ‘Watercolors Homerun’ debuting at #Cultivate15 in Ohio this week. ‘Pink Cupcake’ one of Proven Winners Oso Easy Series of roses. I just pruned all Continue Reading

Roses Fall Into Winter

Magnificent Sweet Gum Tree

I think I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree ~ Joyce Kilmer     Fall is a time for reflection. Time seems to slow down. Even the clock falls back. This autumn in Illinois the leaves took on reflective hues that seemed to dance and play in Continue Reading