Tuesday, October 12, 2010

October is for Roses, Hollyhocks and Reblooming Iris!

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I have been away for a few days and my garden really perked up while I was gone.

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These “The Fairy” roses will fade to almost white, but with so many blooms they are bright pink right now.

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What is it about roses and angel statues…. they just are a perfect match!

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I have one good yellow one for you today…. it is my faithful “Countrytime”….
the one everyone wants when they visit.

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But this is mine today…. Immortality Reblooming Tall Bearded Iris….
It has three more buds to open just.  How fantastic for the middle of October?

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And I have to make a note to brag on the hollyhocks, they have bloomed almost nonstop since June.  I cut this one back after collecting seeds and it sent more new blooms.  It has several more to come.  I have seeds in stock for this white one in my store----

Seed Store 

Happy fall everyone, I hope you are enjoying it in your gardens as I am…..Brooke

9 comments:

  1. Beautiful flowers. Hollyhock is one of my favorites. I have a difficult time keeping the gophers from eating ours. This year, so far so good. I hope to get repeat blooms too.

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  2. I love this time of year for the cooler temperatures and wonderful fall colors. Roses seem to like it, too. Yours are gorgeous. You are right about the combination of roses and an angel statue. They go together perfectly!

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  3. Gorgeous roses! I agree that roses lend themselves well to plantings with angels and other statuary. I am not surprised everyone wants Countrytime! I'll bet it has a lovely fragrance too!

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  4. Iris in October --how wonderful!

    They are beautiful.

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  5. My My, such beautiful blooms! Your Fairy rose is so pretty. Mine are just getting started, having planted them just this year.

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  6. Rosa Pellerey de GiniOctober 13, 2010 at 3:01 PM

    I live in SouthAmerica(Uruguay). Hier is spring now. How to grow "Iceberg Rose"?

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  7. Rosa Pellerey de GiniOctober 16, 2010 at 6:47 AM

    ¡Sorry! I wrote "here" in German... my english is not so good... I am interested in "Iceberg Roses" because Uruguay has a cold climate, with long and very windy winters and autumnts (about 6 months). How can I grow them?
    I am beggining my own garden roof. You can see some photos of it on my Facebook... As soon as posible I am going to upload new photos.

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  8. Hi there...this is week #4 of Cottage Flora Thursday's on my blog....i'm looking for others that share a passion for gardening! hope to see you link this post! It is so beautiful!!!
    xoox

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  9. Dear Brooke, I adore your home and Garden. I love the angels and cherubs that are watching over your roses. And I envy your private wonderful place on earth..You are very lucky. I'm now following you because your garden is beautiful..
    Have a wonderful day,
    ~Shirley

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Wonderful to hear from you and taking the time to visit. Come back soon and let me know how I can visit you online as well. I love to meet new gardeners!

Here is the finalized list of all the stops on the Christmas in the Country Tour 2014 here at Creative Country Mom's.

Featured Home Tours - Panoply, Aiken House and Garden,


Featured Home Tours - A Delightsome Life, Shabby Art Boutique,


DAY THREE - DECEMBER 2ND

Featured Home Tours - Nancherrow and

Sweet Tea and Saving Grace


DAY FOUR - DECEMBER 3RD

Featured Home Tours - Meadow Lake Road, Designer's Sweet Spot,

Bohemian Juncktion and White Lace Cottage


DAY FIVE - DECEMBER 4TH

Featured Home Tours - Momcrieff and

Somewhat Quirky Designs


DAY SIX - DECEMBER 5TH

Featured Home Tours - Shabby FuFu, What Meegan Makes,

I Am A Homemaker and Major Huff Takes A Wife


DAY SEVEN - DECEMBER 8TH

Featured Home Tours - Lilacs and Longhorns,

Garden Matter and Southern Seazons


DAY EIGHT - DECEMBER 9TH

Featured Home Tours - Atta Girl Says, Our Southern Home

For What It's Worth and Designthusiasm


DAY NINE - DECEMBER 10TH

Featured Home Tours - Chatfield Court

and Holidays At The Harris Home


DAY TEN - DECEMBER 11TH
Featured Home Tours - Dwellings - The Heart of the Home,
DIY 180, Domicile 37 and Little Red Brick House

DAY ELEVEN - DECEMBER 12TH

Featured Home Tours - Dandelion Patina,

Real Inspired and Sweet Melanie


I wish to thank all of the bloggers that participated and all the ones whom shared their links at the party. I so enjoyed every day of the tour and all the wonderful homes all decorated for the holidays. Merry Christmas to everyone! xxx....Brooke