Posts Tagged ‘Roses’

Between a wet spring and cooler temps (although it’s been hovering right around 100 this week), my roses have bloomed profusely and beautifully.

I snapped a few photos of them the other day and thought I’d share.

Mini roses in vaseSome minis I brought in the house. Love their delicate little blooms!


Rose Double Delight bud

Rose Double DelightThis rose is Double Delight. Not only is it a vibrant color, it has the best scent. It’s one of my all-time favorites.


Roses Hot pink Bud


Roses Pale Pink Bud 2


Roses Yellow bloom

Roses Yellow BudFor whatever reason, yellow roses always remind me of my grandpa.  That’s probably why I’m particularly fond of this rose.

She Who Needs to Take More Time to Stop and Smell the Roses

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If you’ve read my blog at all you have probably gathered from my ramblings that I like roses.

A lot.

As in they bring me ridiculous amounts of joy. They make me smile. They draw me into a wistful state and leave me floating in  blissful summer dreams.

We’ve had not only an unseasonable amount of cool weather but also some vicious wind that wreaked havoc on my poor roses.

Entire branches were broken off, poor little buds were beaten without mercy and I’m not convinced the two escaped convicts (aka the neighbor dogs) didn’t use them as some sort of sadistic demolition course.

I was surprised when I went out and found several roses blossoming despite all the challenges they’ve faced this spring.

Unable to stop myself, I cut a bouquet and brought it in the house where the scent led me into a somewhat euphoric state that Captain Cavedweller had to push me out of – at least long enough to make his dinner.

She Who Loves Roses

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