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David Austin roses are here

I received my David Austin 2018 Handbook of Roses in the mail today, which is always an exciting event. This year's catalog is a gorgeous, glossy booklet with cover full of - what looks like - Graham Thomas yellow roses. Bonus: they're offering 15% off if you order before February 28. One of my favorite…
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Peak of the Roses

Every spring, there is a moment when our roses are at their absolute peak and this year the moment was May 3-4. The weekend before when friends were with us in Oakville was almost the peak. The following weekend when other friends were with us was just after the peak. It's amazing that a few days can make such a difference.…
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International Rose Test Garden

What's the perfect thing to do with your 16 year old niece while visiting Portland together? Go to a botanical garden! It turns out that it's all about roses in Portland and we hit the jackpot. We discovered the International Rose Test Garden and all of the roses were in full bloom throughout this astonishing rose garden.What…
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