finally . . . roses

Finally . . . I have some roses.  The first flush was very pitiful, but the second bloom, although still minimal, is at least more promising. These are pink ‘Knock Out’ roses, supposedly very hardy, and will grow anywhere. I was first impressed with these roses when I saw them planted in front of a Wendy’s fast food restaurant on a busy main street in … Continue reading finally . . . roses

finally in ~ six on saturday

I was finally able this morning to plant my echinacea in their new homes.  Last evening, I dropped the final branches in this area which was the reason for not planting sooner.  Here is the final planting, which is looking very sparse and even a little pitiful, but time will take care of that. There are also a couple hydrangea back here that haven’t done … Continue reading finally in ~ six on saturday

this week’s bouquet

This week’s bouquet comes with something a little extra . . . a table set for a 4th of July celebration. And I have the perfect flower for this week’s bouquet . . . Monarda, or commonly known as (and the name I prefer) . . . Bee Balm. I don’t think there is another flower that so resembles the fireworks that are such an … Continue reading this week’s bouquet