In the garden

28 Aug

Gardening is a recent addition to my many hobbies, as in this summer.  I thought for sure that two of my rose bushes were dead from neglect.  Then, I looked out the window this afternoon and saw these:


Yes, those are weeds choking out my poor, almost-dead rose bushes.  I said I liked gardening, not that I was good at it!

Anyway, perhaps I could write a character named Rose who survived childhood neglect and abuse…  Too corny?  I guess I’ll put that idea in the “maybe” pile and see what else I come up with. 

Happy Writing,


Update:  I was so embarrassed about the state of my poor rose bushes that I dragged my husband to Lowe’s and picked up some fertilizer and cedar mulch.  Here is the new and improved rose bush (bush #2 is still in progress):



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