Now I have a soft spot for Roses, a very soft spot, whether they be Floribundas, Hybrid Teas, or English Roses, climbers, ramblers or bush; I have numerous in the garden either planted or in pots. They occupy a great deal of my time during the growing season (especially the potted ones), feeding, watering, deadheading, pruning and picking off nasty little pests. But what, I hear you ask, has this to do with the vagaries of time?
I was looking back through photographs I had taken of last year’s Roses and in that single act I was transported; both backwards to what was and forwards to what will by (hopefully, assuming no disease or infestation of bugs). And so I thought I would share these pictures with you all and, in so doing, transport you all through time with me. So there you have it, the blog as time machine! … oh, and here are the pictures: