Photographing a new Rose

– Posted in: Garden Photography

A new rose takes years to reach the market.  The process of breeding, testing, analyzing, selecting, and then propagating enough to sell, and then marketing, all have timetables.  The rose above that I photographed for Star Roses two years ago with no name is now being released.  When I was asked to photograph this rose, all I [...]

Dogs and Gardens …… And Mental Health

– Posted in: Garden Design

***** After a summer hiatus,  Picture This Photo Contest will be returning in September with a great judge. Keep a look out!! Would you mind taking a moment to go onto Picture This' Facebook page and 'like it'? Thanks....Fran A few weeks ago, Dogs Provide Owners Greater Mental Well-Being, an article in the Living Section of The Wall [...]

Coming Up with Roses

– Posted in: Garden Plants

  A bouquet of buds and blooms to Fran for selecting roses as the GGW Plant Pick of the Month for November! After days of snow showers, chilly winds, and temperatures barely above freezing, I'm so grateful for a reason to sort through my archives for pretty rose pictures. When I moved to Hayefield nearly nine [...]