Blue Roses

    I have heard people say they want a blue rose. How many do you think really want a blue rose? Count me out. I am a traditionalist. I want a red Hybrid Tea and a pink or white Old Garden Rose. I'm not a fan of blue rose if there is such a … Continue reading Blue Roses

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A Red, Red Rose for Valentine’s Day

A Red, Red Rose By Robert Burns (1759-1796)   O, my Luve’s like a red, red rose, That’s newly sprung in June. O, my Luve’s like a melodie That’ sweetly play’d in tune.   As fair as thou, my bonnie lass, So deep in love am I; And I will love thee still, my dear, … Continue reading A Red, Red Rose for Valentine’s Day

October Garden by Christina Rossetti

October Garden By Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)   In my Autumn garden I was fain To mourn among my scattered roses, Alas for that last rosebud that uncloses To Autumn’s languid sun and rain When all the world is on the wane! Which has not felt the sweet constraint of June, Nor heard the nightingale in … Continue reading October Garden by Christina Rossetti