The powers that be have hit upon a wayto get me to stop talking about roses. “Write us a story,” they said, “and get it out of your system.”
It so happens that I do have quite a few roses — more than 20, I believe, although whenever I set out to do a mental count, I keep getting confused. Did I include the ‘Harison’s Yellow’ or not? And what about the Cherry Pie in the container? Oh, I think I forgot Hot Cocoa™. And so I start over, and then start over again. Finally, I decide to just let it go. As I said, more than 20.
Some of these roses I bought because I dearly coveted them ...
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Kay “The Bluebird Lady” MacNeil advocates (and gardens) for wildlife.
People ask me why, year after inexplicable year, I continue to crank out these bizarre little lyrics for the holidays.
January, February and March are the great equalizers of the horticultural world. This is the time of the year when I can ...
The age of exploration isn’t over. The hunt continues for new and better plants continues.