I’m excited to Welcome Dolly Sarrio
from Hibiscus House.
of my memories were of her out in the flower or vegetable gardens. She loved it and instilled that love in her
children. She also instilled in me the love
of the varieties are. I love the look of
Hybrid Teas but hate the amount of work they seem to demand. The old rose varieties and own root roses are
becoming my favorites when it comes to caring for them.
white rose that she had climbing on a fence.
I fell in love with that rose. It
has moved with me through three homes. I
now have it at Hibiscus House and it never stops amazing me. You can see this rose at my White Rose Tour.
wonderful rose expert and author told me this is a Climbing Iceberg. That brings up another subject his book is a
wonderful tool to help you in the way you think about rose gardening. The title is EverydayRoses by Paul Zimmerman.
growing in a whole new way! While you
are on his site look around for some great gardening advice. He inspired me to go with more of the
substantial old rose varieties and the own root roses. Here is a link pertaining to Planting own
root roses that you might find helpful: Planting Own Root Roses.
grow like that?” I have only one thing
to say at least about this white rose; Not much! I trim back the dead of course and when this
full bloom is over they will drop leaves from exhaustion I think.
I give them a little cleanup and a huge cut
back after this bloom; that is about
it. I have given them this year some of
my friend Annie Haven’s Alfalfa Moo Poo Tea for fertilizer and I would advise
all of you to get some because it is a completely natural way to give your
roses what they need to flourish.
subject that I have gone around and around with in my gardens. I have used the bark which looks tailored and
I’ve had problems with that
because it molds and insects seem to love it out here. Living in South Carolina
we have an abundance of pine straw so that is what I have gone back to time and
time again. I did a post not long ago of
having some delivered here, I buy in
bulk. Do you buy in bulk? I’d like to share this post: Pine Straw by the Truckload.
here at Hibiscus House. I envision a
secret garden enclosed, surrounded by beautiful lush evergreen trees and shrubs. I can just imagine walking into this
garden and hopefully standing in amazement looking around at all the
Excuse me for a moment I went
into garden la la land.. I want of
course a water or I should say more water features. Do you have water features
in your gardens? I love to hear the
trickle of water it is so relaxing and peaceful. Do you like Koi fish? Oh and think of the water plants we can add
to those ponds.
no matter how many years or gardens. You can always find something interesting
to add, change and grow!
inviting me over to your wonderful gardening spot!
visit me anytime.
you now with happy gardening thoughts!
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