In the next day or two

I am convinced the Ancient mariner will be flourishing.
I’ve counted 11 buds on it, and took this picture with my phone today:
This is a cluster of four buds, one is well on its way and a second not far behind.
The experts description says it has large showy pink blooms, and they’re not wrong!

All the above from June 2018.
This one from June 2019, which was a disastrous year for all of our roses and home produce as we’d tried to grow everything in pots, and the weather was either scorching hot or pouring with rain!

I’ve also counted 3 buds on our red In Loving Memory. Nothing to photo there yet, so this is last year


About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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13 Responses to In the next day or two

  1. fransiweinstein says:

    It is beautiful. Can’t wait for photo updates.

  2. That’s such a stunning rose.

  3. murisopsis says:

    I hope you get some delightful flowers on your rose bushes. Maybe this will be a year to make up for last year! (there has to be a silver lining – somewhere!)

  4. judeitakali says:

    Oh I’d like to see this in bloom

  5. Carol anne says:

    Nice flowers and I am sure the bees love them! Get lots of honey from those big blooms!

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