how to bring short stemmed FLOWERS INSIDE…

Almost everyone buys a few flowers for outside in the springtime. A side effect to spring fever, i think. We plant them in beds and in pots. But few flowers come with a long stem for our standard size vases. So those who leave their flowers outside, enjoy them for a few seconds as they…

set them against blue…

cosmos, joseph’s coat roses, african daisies…all came from my gardens this morning. Yummy

my first roses stun me

these are Joseph’s coat roses. The bloom color can vary from rose to rose…most tend to lean this color.

Joseph’s Coat Roses…holy moly

what is so special about this rose is that each blossom is different from the rest. i never know what they are going to look like until they open.

Joseph’s Coat Rose

This is my very first rose, it is very small, but is stunning in color.  I planted the roses this spring.  The “vase” is about 3″ tall, it was a sample of Vermont Maple Syrup.