St. Patrick’s Breastplate is a popular prayer attributed to one of Ireland’s most beloved patron saints. According to tradition, St. Patrick wrote it in 433 A.D. for divine protection before successfully converting the Irish King Leoghaire and his subjects from paganism to Christianity.
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
“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.” ~ Antoine de Saint Exupery
The Biltmore Rose Trials are a valuable way for the home gardener to learn what roses are sustainable, no-spray and may do well and be potential candidates for their own gardens. Trials of this type are open to rose breeders around the world. The Biltmore Rose Trials started by Paul Zimmerman of Paul Zimmerman Roses are this Saturday September 23, at the Biltmore Estate Rose Garden, Asheville, NC
My mantra is a “garden is meant to be shared.” The logical expansion place for your rose garden is at your front door, with an Angel Sculpture water fountain.