The bees were amazing this morning. I didn't' get stung but was warned several times to stay clear of the flowers. This is "Old Blush" the tried and true "Earth Kind" rose of Texas.
Hello Martha, Martha Gonzales...my favorite tough as nails bloomin' lady.
And the marvelous Cecil Brunner, she smells as a rose should. I have her on a huge trellis going into my backyard and if you pause beneath, it's like being in a rose yourself!
The come back gal, Peggy Martin...they are thinking of changing her name to the New Orleans Rose, as she was the first to return after Katrina. I have two of these beauties!
Knock out! A gift from my friend Tom, who took a snipping at a Mall and propagated the stick.
I had so hoped Belinda's Dream would be pretty for the tour...but she's pooped out.
Mexican Mint Marigold
I just had to show some of the wacky mushroom colonies growing!
Magic beans, well...they look magic.