3 Climbing Roses ‘Big As A Barn’

'Stormy Weather'

One qustion I am ask frequently is “what’s a great climbing rose?” Here are three early spring blooming climbing roses. Two that are as “big as a barn.” One is a compact ‘mysterious deep smoky purple that’s simply a stunner! 1. Above and Beyond’ LCI Winter hardy No-spray Minimal care Continue Reading

13 Reasons Mom Needs A Rose Garden

The Rose Garden

Mother’s Day is next Sunday. Living rose bushes make the perfect gift. Star Roses Apricot Drift, and the ever popular Weeks Roses ‘Julia Child’ are perfect for the garden and/or transplanting in a beautiful piece of garden art. You can select a hand-painted pot for Mom to transplant your rose into. Continue Reading

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

Easy To Love | Easy To Grow |Roses

An Easy To Love |  Easy To Grow | Rose Garden “Roses Are For Every Garden” at  The Chicago Flower & Garden Show, interview with What Jodie Henke of Living the Country Life radio (a Meredith, Better Homes & Garden property) will air across the U.S., on Where: 300 stations Continue Reading

Garden Legends |Their Story & Roses

Jackson & Perkins Floribunda. New Generation Roses ® Collection. Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary, U.S.

Garden Legends Live On By Designs & Impressions They Leave on The Earth | Our Hearts and Minds Garden Legends are stories about people, plants, & companies and how their passion for creating better, more beautiful, easy to grow plants will live on as a tribute to them by rooting Continue Reading