Getting Ready to Plant a Rose

Getting Ready to Plant a Rose

Plant a Rose Broken Arrow’s Plant a Rose is just around the corner.  See info on home page or Keepbabeautiful.org/plant-a-rose.   It’s been a week since Karen Barrett came & pruned back the hard freeze damage from my roses.  There’s lots of new growth!...
A Potting Soil Dilemna…Lessons Learned!

A Potting Soil Dilemna…Lessons Learned!

Roses Need Healthy Soil This blog was to be about choosing roses.  However my soil testing results from OSU Extension Office arrived.  Oh my!!  This ya got to hear.  I tested 3 areas, my 8 year old rose garden and the new milkweed area which is just plain backyard,...
Growing Roses Without Chemicals

Growing Roses Without Chemicals

Choosing Your Maintenance Plan As you plan your adventure with roses, you must consider maintenance.  The big question is whether to use insecticides and fungicides to control pests.  This blog will address our decision to go chemical free.    Our Pollinators are...
Rosy Dreaming on a Winter Day

Rosy Dreaming on a Winter Day

Dreary Days and Lovely Roses        Yes, the dreary days of winter are here.  Time to dream of springtime and roses!  Imagine beautiful roses that greet you with their lovely blossoms and aroma.  During the pandemic, I found such joy and peace as I visited...