I am back in Perth. I did my back in and Jules acquired a limp, so he was off to the vet and I was off to the masseur and chiropractor. Normally this would make for a grumpy Glenda, but when I arrived to see this beautiful sight, my spirits lifted. I quickly grabbed the camera and snapped away. I need not have acted so swiftly. It is even more beautiful now. Continue reading
I just love New Dawn.
I love the soft, delicate, pink colour of its blooms and the fact that they are borne on a large rambling plant that is as tough as nails. I don’t love the long thorny canes that catch you as you walk past, though. Continue reading
Pierre De Ronsard (also known as Eden rose) is an extremely popular rose, and for good reason. Continue reading
Climbing Manita is a rose of exceptional quality and beauty so I was surprised when I could find very little information about it. The only information I found was from Treloar Roses catalogue (where I bought it) and from Kordes, the breeder. It does not appear in any of my rose books. I don’t understand why not – as you can see from the photos, it is a stunner. Continue reading