April 8, 2010

roses, everywhere roses

I've been noticing lots of bright yellow forsythia, lots of buds on the trees, and lots of green things poking their way out of the soil. This has me hungry for—no, desperate for—spring flowers. And not just spring flowers—I'm moving right past spring to summer roses. I'm wishing for profusions of roses. My backyard has a big empty fence all along it's back border just begging to be filled with the likes of this...


Well, it might take more than a few years to get this full and luscious. In the meantime, I am dreaming...

and shopping at heirloomroses.com for this...

Abraham Darby

and

Constance Spry

But really, how can I choose? The one climbing rose I planted last year is doing nicely. But maybe it needs more than one or two new friends. How are your gardens growing?

1 comment:

erica at decorica said...

I wish we had those heirlooms outside of the store - might make the days a little brighter :)

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