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Purple Rain – National Rose Month

Originally posted on The Redneck Rosarian:
Purple Rain – Shrub – Kordes We just love the vibrant colors on the tiny blooms of this rose.

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Flush of Blooms In My Alabama Rose Garden

Originally posted on The Redneck Rosarian:
‘Artistry’ hybrid tea in the foreground and ‘Iceberg’ on the right ‘Lavaglut’ to the left and ‘Scentimental’ to the right

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Spring Pruning

Originally posted on The Redneck Rosarian:
  We have spent the last two weeks in a swirling cycle of “on again, off again” weather that has somewhat inhibited our efforts to complete our spring pruning of the rose garden. We…

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Springtime in Alabama – Prime Rose Planting Weather

Originally posted on The Redneck Rosarian:
I am composing this post from my screened porch. Cup of coffee at hand, I am enjoying the sights and sounds of an early morning spring day in Alabama. With the beginning of spring comes an…

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First Day Of Spring

Originally posted on The Redneck Rosarian:
At long last, the day has come. Spring has officially arrived! For the Northern Hemisphere, the vernal equinox occurred at 7:02 am ET this morning, Don’t know about you, but I can live with increasing daylight, warmer temps…

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Roses: Mazus reptan, Creeping Mazus

Baltimore Sun Piece “Plant of the Week” for Sunday July 8th: “Mazus reptans Mazus reptans is a low growing ground cover only 1 to 3 inches high, suitable for filling small areas, such as between stepping stones or in rock … Continue reading

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Roses: Lavender

Lavender, Lavandula species, (also known as Elf Leaf, Nard, Nardus, and Spike) is a well known herb and I just felt like refreshing some people’s memories and learn a bit myself. Magickal Properties (alphabetical order): Cleansing, Exorcism, Happiness, Harmony, Healing, … Continue reading

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