Some arrangements

carrieburgess3(5 NS, Canada)September 6, 2010

Well we survive Earl, fairly unscathed here in Nova Scotia. And it is a beautiful sunny, not too hot, not too cold sort of a day here today.So I thought I would share some of the latest arrangements from my garden with all of you in the hopes they will bring some sunshine your way.


Here is a link that might be useful: My Cottage Garden

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ingrid_vc so. CA zone 9

Carrie, these are exquisite! I think you could put together some gorgeous bridal bouquets. How wonderful that you have so many beautiful roses blooming in September. I'm having a hard time trying to keep everything from frying in the heat.

Thanks for these lovely pictures.


    Bookmark   September 6, 2010 at 6:04PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo


    Bookmark   September 6, 2010 at 6:43PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Carrie, I don't think I've ever seen anything lovelier - really. Would you mind sharing the information regarding which roses you grow and what is your secret to having all of those gorgeous blooms at this time of year? I live in Central New York and, other than a blanc de Coubert rugosa, I have absolutely no roses blooming.

    Bookmark   September 6, 2010 at 10:46PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.

Very nice pics carrieburgess3!

    Bookmark   September 7, 2010 at 12:49PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
carrieburgess3(5 NS, Canada)

Thank you everyone!!!

Patreesh, This has been a good year for my rose, lots of sunshine. Although I am fairly new to gardening, this is only my fourth season. I just jumped in with both feet. So to be honest, I don't have a whole lot to compare to. But I can tell you what I do. I feed once per month from May to July. I give all my egg shells, coffee grounds and banana peels to my gardens year round. And of course I water them from beneath regularly. And of course many bloom in flushes so it's a bit coincidental that so many are in bloom right now.

I have;
Heritage, Austin Rose
Abraham Darby, Austin Rose
Lillian Austin, Austin Rose
Graham Thomas,Austin Rose

Pascali, Hybrid Tea
Elle, Hybrid Tea
Blue Girl, Hybrid Tea
Miss All American Beauty, Hybrid Tea

Sexy Rexy, Floribunda Rose
Margret Meril, Floribunda Rose

Belinda's Dream, Shrub Rose
Morden Blush, Shrub Rose
Alba Meidiland, Modern Shrub Rose

The Fairy, Polyantha Rose
New Dawn, Climbing Rose

I hope this helps.


    Bookmark   September 7, 2010 at 6:54PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Just beautiful! Such soft, romantic colors. I also like the dark red hollyhocks(?).The 8th bouquet with the hollyhocks and lily is the loveliest shape.

    Bookmark   September 7, 2010 at 8:01PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Just beautiful! That nigella looks interesting in the last bouquet. I've never tried growing it, but it probably wouldn't like my heat here.

    Bookmark   September 7, 2010 at 10:55PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
aimeekitty(9-10, SW 18)

The subtle color variations in your bouquets are so soothing and beautiful!

    Bookmark   September 8, 2010 at 9:08PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Beautiful------I think the first one says "bridal bouquet"



    Bookmark   September 10, 2010 at 9:05PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I'm very envious, I can't grow those roses here in my zone 3 garden.

Happy gardening.

    Bookmark   September 25, 2010 at 10:14PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

They are amazingly beautiful. If you aren't paid to do this, you should be. The bouquets are perfect and the topiary is so cool.
Thank you,

    Bookmark   September 26, 2010 at 1:52PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
dove_song(WA State Z6b)

Exceptionally refined and artful arrangements, Carrie. You are very talented!! Thanks. :)


    Bookmark   September 26, 2010 at 2:42PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I agree with all the compliments, and every time I see your work I want a piece of wedding cake!

    Bookmark   September 26, 2010 at 9:51PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
More roses for me!! Wahahahaah!!!
Yes, i get that cackle during spring...... Here is...
Now for the Ps... I'm sure this is going to be a very...
Roses "J"
The Ingenious Mr. Fairchild
To me, this rose has a different form than most Austins...
Stuff bloomin' today..
The buds and blooms are coming on pretty quickly now......
Sponsored Products
Standard Furniture Orchard Park 54 Inch Dresser in Cherry
Beyond Stores
Arteriors Home - Jacoby Floor Lamp - 79990
Great Furniture Deal
Vista Golden Glass Table Lamp
Lamps Plus
Aise 12-Light Chandelier
6' Red Cedar Opti-Breezeâ„¢ Bridge
Stilo 7 Satin Nickel Three-Light Mini Pendant with Amber Matte Glass
$409.50 | Bellacor
Belham Living Richmond Deluxe Adirondack Chair and Ottoman 2 pc. Set - RM014
$179.96 | Hayneedle
Artcraft Lighting Fremont Black Two-Light Outdoor Wall Light
$202.00 | LuxeDecor
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™