The Connecticut Rose Garden

henryinctNovember 1, 2013

Memories of my Connecticut rose garden. The yellow is Julia Child.

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bethnorcal9

Wow! It's a beautiful garden!

    Bookmark   November 1, 2013 at 8:53AM
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jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.

Awesome henry! What state you living in now henry?

    Bookmark   November 1, 2013 at 9:49AM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

Wonderful colors!!! Wonderful garden. Do you have more pictures?

From seasons to tropical. What a shift! I was in awe when I moved to a warm winter zone. Jacaranda trees! Fuchsias! So many new plants to absorb.

    Bookmark   November 1, 2013 at 3:11PM
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dublinbay z6 (KS)

Colorful beauty--love your garden.

Kate

    Bookmark   November 1, 2013 at 3:48PM
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henryinct

Jim - We moved last September to Pasadena very close to the Rose Bowl. Iris - There is a huge difference between growing roses in cold Connecticut and here in perpetually warm and sunny Pasadena. There you have to work very hard for a six week show in late spring to early summer and another in September if you're lucky. Here they're in full bloom the whole year but you can't water enough so they are looking stressed. I guess I have to learn to do it all over again. Here is Mr Lincoln growing together with Gold Metal.

    Bookmark   November 1, 2013 at 4:18PM
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henryinct

Here's another one.

    Bookmark   November 1, 2013 at 4:36PM
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lesmc

Henry...your garden is spectacular. This last picture takes my breath away! It shows a huge talent and I would have loved to walk thru it. Post some pictures of your Calif. garden so we can enjoy. Lesley

    Bookmark   November 1, 2013 at 5:21PM
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sara_ann-z6bok

Your roses are absolutely breathtaking, it is a pleasure to see such beauty, thank you so much for sharing. Do you mind telling us what the varieties are in the last picture? TIA.

    Bookmark   November 1, 2013 at 5:47PM
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seil zone 6b MI

They're beautiful, Henry! I'll bet they'll be beautiful in your new garden too!

    Bookmark   November 10, 2013 at 7:33PM
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surya55_gw

Oh my- what would I do to walk through a little slice of heaven here on earth...remarkable. Thx for sharing

    Bookmark   November 14, 2013 at 8:16PM
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