Roses forum: April Fool's Garden

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Name: David Tillyer
New York City
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BigAppleRoseGuy
Apr 2, 2018 7:31 AM CST
I just pruned these roses and what happens...

It's 40 degrees out so, I don't think this snow will stick around for long, but still....
David
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Name: Amanda
KC metro area, Missouri (Zone 6a)
Roses Zinnias Region: Missouri Cat Lover Dog Lover Bookworm
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pepper23
Apr 2, 2018 8:16 AM CST
I got the same snow and ice. I haven't pruned my roses yet though. I knew the cold snap was coming and it's still only 26. My roses can wait a bit. Hilarious!
Name: Frank Mosher
Nova Scotia, Canada (Zone 6a)
Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Birds Roses Clematis Lilies Peonies
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fwmosher
Apr 2, 2018 8:25 AM CST
David, snow won't hurt them as you know, just "our" egos. LOL. But-A beautiful picture!! Mid-Screen, high up, is that a light?
Name: David Tillyer
New York City
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BigAppleRoseGuy
Apr 2, 2018 11:03 AM CST
The photo was taken at about 7:30 a.m. in the park across from my apartment (where my garden waits). They have the street lamps set on a timer. To the left is the baseball field.
Name: Neal Linville
Winchester, KY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Bulbs Cottage Gardener Roses Irises
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gemini_sage
Apr 8, 2018 6:13 AM CST
We've also had quite a bit of snow since I pruned, the weather has been very fickle this spring! That garden looks to have a lovely design, I hope to see photos of it when all is green and blooming.
"...and don't think the garden loses its ecstasy in winter. It's quiet, but the roots are down there riotous." Rumi

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