Archives for May 2014

The Summer Heat is Nearly Here

As the weather heats up we have fewer and fewer roses and they are smaller and smaller. Early every morning I cut all the roses I can and fill our smallest vases. I don't cut long stems because the … [Read more...]

Brown Leaves on My Roses

Q HELP! I came back after being gone a week, and my mature rose tree now has brown leaves where new buds/flowers should be growing. It looks as if it has lost it's volume. A neighbor took care of my … [Read more...]

Lots of Blooms

We're having a nice flush of blooms right now. Each morning I cut some bouquets to give and some to photograph. (You can click on the photos to see them bigger.) My favorite places to photograph … [Read more...]

Roses and Coffee

The coffee is great at Inside the Bungalow in Mesa, Arizona. I like to bring roses when I go for my Mocha. That's Moonstone from my new extremely vigorous bush and my favorite red, Veterans' Honor. … [Read more...]