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

A Dawning Along the Path

'Stormy Weather'

“Of all the paths a man could strike into, there is, at any given moment, a best path .. A thing which, here and now, it were of all things wisest for him to do .. To find this path, and walk in it, is the one thing needful for Continue Reading

A Rose Tribute To Memorial Day | In Loving Memory

Memorial Day

“We do not know one promise these men made, one pledge they gave, one word they spoke; but we do know they summed up and perfected, by one supreme act, the highest virtues of men and citizens. For love of country they accepted death, and thus resolved all doubts, and Continue Reading

The Coolest Winter Roses

Oso Happy Candy Oh!

Fall of 2013 was the first time I planted roses in the fall. Stunningly naïve of what winter had in store for us I now call the surviving roses the ‘Ice Princesses.’ I usually buy roses in the spring and plant them well after any chance of a late hard Continue Reading