It seems rather strange to be featuring a post on roses just a week before Thanksgiving but a couple of days ago I went out into the garden and picked a sampling of some of the roses that are blooming here now.
This will be the last bloom cycle before I prune the bushes back in January and as you can see it is almost...
...as if they are trying to out do themselves.
Maybe it is the cooler light or the fact that these are the last of the last, but they are unusually beautiful.
Just about all of my roses are what is referred to as 'antique roses' with a few David Austin roses mixed in. I am particularly fond of old fashion tea roses, they do well here and I like the softer look both in the form of the bush and the bloom.
For the past few years I haven't put in any new roses and in fact took quite a few out, but this year I have decided to plant some additional bushes and I am keeping myself entertained making my selections. I will order most of them from The Antique Rose Emporium.There are many, many plants I like but roses are my favorite: that is why I thought the perfect name for my house was Rose Arbors.
I hope you have a blooming, beautiful day!
Thank you for visiting.
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