Love My Calendar Girl Roses

'Gene Boerner' a floribunda rose named for the man that worked his entire life for Jackson & Perkins 'aka' as 'Papa Floribunda', he hybridized more than 60 roses.

“A rose is an argument. It proclaims the triumph of beauty over brutality, of gentleness over violence, of the ephemeral over the lasting, and of the universal over the particular. The same rose bursts into bloom on the North Cape and in the Sahara Desert.” ~ Alain Meilland

‘Stormy Weather’ Climbing Rose Weathers Winter

'Stormy Weather' Bloom & A Bumble Bee

“There’s no Climber that sings the blues any better…mysterious deep smokey purple blues with a touch of cloudy white on the reverse…set against grey-green leaves

The Rose Garden of Fukushima Wins WFRS Literary Award

The Rose Garden of Fukushima by Maya Moore

‘The Rose Garden of Fukushima’ by Maya Moore has been awarded it’s 2018 literary award by the World Federation of Roses for 2018 as a work of art and historical relevance.

FLOWERTALES: Every Garden Has A Story To Tell

We’re welcoming spring at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show this week! Plan to join me as we tour 25 gardens where the theme is “FLOWERTALES: Every Garden Has A Story To Tell”, brought to you by our sponsor Jackson & Perkins, March 14-18 at Navy Pier. You can tweet Continue Reading