This time of the year is wonderful in the garden, after a long Winter the garden has revived itself with the first warm Spring days, and the first of my roses are in full bloom. I’ve just gone outside to do a quick count and I’m surprised I’ve now planted 200 rose bushes. From ramblers,standards and shrubs, hues of pinks, yellows, whites and reds, border beauties, beautiful beds, old-fashioned charm and carpets of colour, even a solitary rose makes a great focal point in any garden.
I’ve always had a love for roses, and I have to admit there’s many a time when I wake up,stop and smell the roses, or take a wander in the garden and talk to them with my morning coffee….they’re so hardy and after last Winters snow it’s a miracle I didn’t lose any…every time a single new bloom appears, what ever the colour pink, white or red for me roses symbolize love..
I think everyone has received a single rose at some time of their life…remember the time you received that rose it was given to you with love.
I couldn’t leave Australia without placing all my roses in a good home. A friend of mine adopted them, replanting them in his garden..It’s the first thing funny enough I do when I arrive at his home is take a walk around his property and admire the roses.
At a moments glance outside a window at my garden and the simple elegance of a single rose..hey! I know everythings coming up roses!