Memorial Gardening – A Living Scrapbook

After my Grandpa passed away, Grandma Lila tended to the rose garden he planted for her until her death over thirty years later.  When I lost my Sheltie, Taylor, to cancer, my Grandmother sent me a sympathy card with money in it and told me to buy a rose bush and plant it in her […]

Entertaining in the Garden

When I was young, my Aunt Ellen never came for a visit without cutting roses from her garden as a hostess gift for my Grandmother.  I remember the beautiful multicolored and scented bouquets and how my grandmother would rave about them.  I can hardly picture my Aunt’s face without thinking of her prized roses. Years […]