The garden is recovering well.

Claire Austin Rose in early June.

With a destructive, late spring snowstorm, booked weekends, and rain — the garden is holding its own guite beautifully. Untidy yes, the charm of nature, for sure. Two trees may have to go. Its unfortunate but both will suffer greatly if Emerald Ash comes knocking. We need the trees to have health and be able… Continue reading The garden is recovering well.

The first second bloom

A cheery yellow

Meet my favorite rose in my yard.  It has no name nor pedigree I can ascertain.  But it’s special because it’s survived.  It’s special because it’s yellow, a color mom always wanted.  It went from a poor existence under heavy plastic to a temporary spot full of buried weed barrier and