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Carefree Celebration…

Is the name of this beautiful shrub rose that dwells in the Columbus Park of Roses; a park that has over 12,000 roses of more than 400 varieties.  I enjoy going to this park not only to see the roses … Continue reading

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Not coming in to blog today…

Taking the day off to just relax and to have a quiet anniversary celebration.  Normally we’d be off on an adventure for this day but things have been what they have been so the annual anniversary adventure has to be … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day

My dad was the one who probably gave me my first valentine.  I remember it being a kiddie card with a red heart shaped lollipop attached to it.  I loved that candy and I loved my father for giving me … Continue reading

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Tabris not Tardis

When I walked towards this beautiful rose I had to do a double take.  At first I gasped thinking that they had named a rose after the vehicle that the Doctor travels in in Doctor Who, but it was just … Continue reading

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George and Gracie

Together again as promised.  I went back to the park the other day and there she was, waiting for me to take her picture; one solitary fresh with morning dew bloom.  A floribunda like her George and quite the delicate … Continue reading

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Orange you a sensation!

This is the Orange Sensation floribunda rose; another orange and orange blend rose.  Floribunda roses first became popular in the mid 20th century, the offspring of hybrid teas and polyantha roses.  What does that mean in plain English? It means … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Flower Girl Shrub Rose

F 6.3 – 1/320 – ISO 200 – 100mm – Canon 5D III

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Tea time for two ladies

Hybrid tea rose time that is.  Lady Bird Johnson and Chris Evert here are hybrid tea roses that share the same color family of orange/coral.  While Lady Bird is a solid coral, Chris is a blend of orange and red. … Continue reading

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Roses

I will come right out and tell you how much I love doing close up and macro shots of flowers.  So for today I will show you some of my rose photos that I have taken in the past as … Continue reading

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Red Roses

RED ROSES Red is the color of the roses you gave to me. Before I have anxiously awaited Some overwrought delivery person Or for you to walk in the door with them in hand. But this time you pulled a … Continue reading

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