Sue, glad you found time between weeding and what-not to start the thread
Zuzu, still on her time out? I noticed that now only your name appears as moderator for the Roses Forum.
Like you, I really like wearing shorts and tank top when I am in the garden! We actually had one day last week that was warm enough for shorts but instead of a tank top, I put on a short sleeve t-shirt - now I have a short-sleeve tan
looks weird. Amazing how strong the sun is already.
Can you believe that the first quarter of 2017 is already over? April is a great month and aptly named 'National Garden Month'! Seedlings and small potted annuals and bi-annuals are on special all over the place - I really have to check myself when I go down to our local co-op
I did buy a couple of trays of bedding begonias and petunias (nothing special) - but at CHF2.00 a tray I just had to
We are getting ready for summer - I high-pressure hosed the terrace yesterday and DH got all the garden furniture out of winter storage. Tonight we are going to have barbecue (SA English 'Braai') some nice steaks to officially open the season
I have neither 'Garden of Roses' nor 'Brothers Grimm' although they have been on my wish list several times over the past few years. Both are lovely, colour-wise, and both have been awarded ADR status but neither is especially fragrant. Now that I am running out of bed space I am trying to be a bit more selective and the number one criteria is selecting a rose from now on will be fragrance especially on bigger roses - miniatures well, that's another story