Archives for category: Roses

Two magnificent early flowers on the clematis, as the rest of the vine continues upwards. Read the rest of this entry »

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Interest was lukewarm at the annual disrobing-of-the-balcony event. Read the rest of this entry »

img_3965A ranunculus and twigs salvaged from the office flower arrangement on Friday afternoon. Gather ye rosebuds while – and where – ye may. Read the rest of this entry »

Apart from Lupo – good flowerer, attracts bees, hips look nice in a flower arrangement and light up winter – is there anything this rose can’t do? Read the rest of this entry »

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IMG_3700The Cubana flowering tirelessly. Read the rest of this entry »

IMG_3568The climbers reach their peak early – but jolly good show! Read the rest of this entry »

IMG_3533I believe I promised you a rose garden. Read the rest of this entry »

IMG_3424Here it is – the first rose of the year. Slightly shredded, but a luminous pink and a welcome contrast to all the green on the balcony. Read the rest of this entry »

IMG_3288Spring has been a long time coming and the balcony an inhospitable place, so until this weekend I’ve been indoor gardening. Most flowers end up in the bedroom window because the radiator is hardly ever on here. The cat grass is to stop the cat accidentally poisoning himself. Read the rest of this entry »