Photos by Tag: rose

June 29th, 2011

Summer opening

Despite the scarcity of sunshine, garden roses have begun to respond to the warmth of the season. Can’t wait for Mr. Lincoln, our most aromatic rose.

June 15th, 2011

Smells of childhood

It’s wonderful, isn’t it, how our sense of smell can operate something like the “wayback machine” of TV cartoons? When I smell wild roses I am immediately reminded of my childhood in Anacortes, days mostly spent in the vicinity of 33rd Street and “M” Avenue.

June 15th, 2010

Unfolding in sun

We spent time in the yard yesterday in anticipation of rain today. This beautiful rose began to unfold in the warmth of the June sun. Wind and rain are tough on flowers, so this one will likely end up inside.

December 26th, 2009

Frosty petals

Once again this morning after Christmas, frost beautifully decorates outdoor surfaces including this rosebud in our garden.

July 9th, 2009

Dewdrops

Morning dewdrops sparkle on the velvety petals of a garden rose. After a few days of showers, our plants can expect more sunshine in coming days.

November 21st, 2007

Frosty petal

Temperatures are dropping each night, as evidenced by the frost on this rose petal in our garden. On my exhaustive list of things to be thankful for is the fall sunshine we have experienced this week going into Thanksgiving.

June 23rd, 2007

Wild rose

I captured a photo of this little bug at work on a wild rose during a visit Friday to Mt. Erie Elementary School. School’s out! Watch for kids at play…

October 28th, 2006

October rose

It wasn’t a rainy day, but it wasn’t exactly bright and clear either, so I moved into the garden in search of visual relief. There I found a single yellow rose remaining on one bush, “shining” bright in springtime fashion.

July 6th, 2006

Delicate beauty

On days like this the time spent weeding seems like a distant memory. Roses are coming on throughout the garden. It’s a sweet time of year.

June 3rd, 2005

June blush

These are the days when we really have the opportunity to enjoy our rose garden. Despite some wind and rain damage, roses like this one are blooming with virtually no defect. Will do battle with weeds again this weekend.

August 16th, 2004

Sweet summer rose

Even though the summer sun has sent us looking for shade on occasion, our roses have flourished. It seems that it was only a couple of weeks ago the rose bushes were bare. Today, blossoms are opening by the dozens. Apples are coming on, too, so there are treats for the eye and for the […]

July 8th, 2004

Pretty on pink

After a few days of intense weeding (not my favorite chore), I spent some time without implements, wandering through with camera to enjoy our garden. This little insect was also taking advantage of the afternoon sun, poking about on the petals of a pink rose. It’s been a great year for roses, and our apples […]

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