I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the roses I’ve grown over the years in my personal gardens, and which ones I want to soon add to my current garden. Was going through my pics of them, and thought I’d share some with you. The majority of these are Antique Roses, which I just love for their fragrance and big blowsy blooms. Notice that La France is pictured … she was introduced in 1867 and is considered to be the very first Hybrid Tea. These are just a few of the ones I’ve grown over the years. I need to get my gardening journals out of the closet and count how many I’ve grown. One of my goals for 2023 is to bring more roses into my garden for the simple fact that they make me deliriously happy.
Anyway. It’s cold and cloudy and dreary and rainy outside and about to get way, way too cold in a few days. Hopefully their beauty will brighten your day as much as it has mine.
The bug that’s on Jacqueline du Pre is a sweat bee. It’s a native bee that is an important pollinator to our plants.
Let me know if you have questions on any of them.
Happy diggin’ in the dirt!
Jeanni and Ziva
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