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Roses, Roses...

We've just returned from a wonderful vacation to California to visit was a wonderful, restful time of visiting, great meals, and sharing!   Thank you for all of your good vacation wishes and sweet comments on my last post while I was away!  I returned to flowering gardens...especially my roses!  Being in the north, I mostly grow climbers, as they are quite hardy.  They climb along the fence, arbors and trellises.

My dark pink roses were kind of all over the place...

so I decided to move my chippy garden chair out into the perennial garden as a makeshift support!

I love the whimsical feeling it gives the garden...

Until next time...I'm looking forward to catching up with what's been happening in blogland while I was away!


  1. Your roses are beautiful and I love the photos of the chair.

  2. Welcome Home, Linda. It always takes a bit of time to feel "seated" again, doesn't it? I love your photos and your roses are absolutely gorgeous- xo Diana

  3. How wonderful to come home to roses! The light pink ones have such gorgeous color. The chair is darling holding up your climbers. Welcome home!

  4. Your roses are gorgeous! What a nice welcome for you as you arrive home. I love your little chair in the garden too.


  5. What a beautiful post Linda! Your roses are beautiful, and I LOVE you "chippy" chair!

  6. Welcome home Linda. Glad you enjoyed yourselves. You sure came home to a lovely garden. Love that chippy chair.

  7. So glad you had a wonderful vacation with your family. What beautiful roses to come home too. Love the chippy chair too.
    I have a chair in my peony garden and an old rusty bike in with my roses that I posted about.

  8. Glad you had a great time with family!!! And what a treat to come home to your beautiful roses!!
    XO Kris

  9. Swoon, Linda--they looks so beautiful, and I love pink! So many of mine have been eaten by caterpillars this year, digging inside the buds ,and eating them up :-((
    I love you placed the sweet chair in the mittle of your busches.

  10. Sounds like you had a wonderful time on holiday.... using your 'chippy' chair as a rose support is one of the reasons I love you and your blog so much!


  11. The chair this the roses and garden verse is perfection!
    Love it!
    Welcome home.

  12. Your roses are beautiful, climbing roses are my favorite. I love a chair in the garden, I have one, too.
    Hugs, Cindy

  13. Your roses and garden are beautiful!

  14. Oh I just love your beautiful roses! My roses were doing great in the Spring, but now that it's gotten so hot they aren't looking so good anymore. Lucky you to have so many healthy ones! Love the cute chippy chair amongst them too.

  15. The chair in the garden is perfect!!
    What part of California were you in?

  16. The chippy chair is the perfect compliment and support for your beautiful roses. Ann

  17. Beautiful...I love that chippy chair in there...the perfect touch :) Have a great week! Laurel


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