Growing ‘Lady of Shalott’ David Austin Rose

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In this brief time I’ve been blogging about roses, I’ve made two general observations: One, people lose their minds over David Austin roses (with good reason!) and Two, especially if it’s Abraham Darby. You know I love Abe as much as the next gal, and I’ve been heartbroken over the fact I simply could not […]

Introducing ‘Strawberry Hill’ David Austin Rose

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I don’t think there is a happier color in the world than pink. Especially the perfect shade of strawberry-pink like that of Austin’s ‘Strawberry Hill’ rose, actually named for Horace Walpole’s Gothic Castle in Twickenham. Introduced in 2006 (Registration name: Ausrimini), ‘Strawberry Hill’ has very full, very large blossoms borne in generous clusters. The scent […]

Constance Spry

Constance Spry | Hedgerow Rose

Up until about 5 minutes ago I was feeling quite sassy thinking I had a nice nest egg of photos of the garden to pull from for the blog this winter. Nope. Not nearly as much as I thought (I blame my iPhone addiction which kept me from picking up the Nikon as much as […]