The Rose Festival is Coming!

The Rose Festival is Coming!

Rose & Chalk Festival Oct 1-3 It’s less than 2 weeks till the Broken Arrow Rose Festival/Chalk It Up Art Festival!!  Did I mention I’m Chair of the Rose Festival?  Must say my world is a series of meetings, fun projects & details.  Our Rose/Festival Committee...
Grand Summer Garden!

Grand Summer Garden!

The Joy of Roses,Pollinators & Butterflies Working in the garden this morning.  It’s remarkably changed as the pollinator garden has filled in completely. It’s happening!  The Monarchs are flying around, swallowtails & little skipper butterflies.  Lots of...
Monarchs At Last!

Monarchs At Last!

Caterpillar to Monarch! Remember this big guy from the last blog?  We just got back from vacation and 2 amazing Monarchs are flitting around my gardens.  Should be one of the caterpillars which is so incredibly beautiful and exciting! The Gardens Have Grown! Lots of...
Monarch Caterpillars Are Here!

Monarch Caterpillars Are Here!

  The Purpose of  This Blog Yes,  the Monarch Caterpillars are here!  So exciting!  Hard to spot them as the milkweed is pretty thick and they hide under the leaves.  Found 11 so far.  They are the inspiration for this blog and growing roses chemical free.  The...
The New Gardens!

The New Gardens!

The Gardens are Planted! The dream of pollinator friendly rose and monarch gardens has become a reality.  The view from my porch has changed dramatically.  Bill & I have built the new retaining wall, hauled potting soil, removed potting soil, replaced with Gem...
Plant a Rose

Plant a Rose

Just 15 More Days! Yes, there’s 15 more days to Plant a Rose and Honor A Loved One!  If you haven’t heard… It’s all about returning Broken Arrow to it’s history as the City of Roses when almost every home had a rose garden. Embrace our history…Plant...