Some Roses “Like It Hot”

A Candelabra of 'Pretty Lady Rose' 2nd in the Weeks Roses Series of Downton Abbey Roses

My Top Ten List of Roses That ‘Like It Hot’ Plus Photos of Them This Past Week in My Illinois Rose Garden. ~ Susan Fox

How To Plant A Memory Rose Garden

'Memorial Day' blooming on Memorial Day Week End

Planting a ‘Memory Garden’ of roses gives you a connection to your loved ones that can keep your memories of them alive. ~ Susan Fox

Roses Inny Or Outy?

Corona Tools Needle Nose Pruners

Do roses have an inny or an outy? Yes they do. They have 3-5-7 leaf outward and inward growing leaflets. The question I am asked more than any other question about roses is: “What’s an outward facing leaflet look like?” Why is it important to make a cut farther down Continue Reading

Roses, Natures Heart In Nature

'Dick Clark' opening as a perfect heart

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” ~ Helen Keller Einsteins Theory of Relativity* in a nutshell says that in the moment that it takes you to read this sentence the room has changed Continue Reading