Roses Book Club

My junior high school English teacher invited me to a book club at her house last weekend. A few houses down from her lives Ruth the Rose Lady. Almost every square foot of her plot, including the parking strips, are covered in roses, each labeled. Luckily, Ruth confirmed I’d gotten my rose facts right (phew!)Continue reading “Roses Book Club”

Hulthemia Hybrid Rose Finally Here!

Today I went to Armstrong Gardens to look at their roses– last year they were selling some David Austins– and look what I found! A rose breeder named Jim Sproul, who works out of Bakersfield, was instrumental in helping me out with THE CARE AND HANDLING OF ROSES WITH THORNS– he told me about theContinue reading “Hulthemia Hybrid Rose Finally Here!”