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Old June 12th, 2011, 04:11 PM
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Thumbs up What a difference a year makes!

Poor flower bed from last year...

http://www.pets.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=72272

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Old June 12th, 2011, 04:32 PM
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Looks great klm
Roses are actually pretty hardy,I have one here,we brought from the house we rented and it has to be over 30 yrs old.
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Old June 12th, 2011, 08:42 PM
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This little one is an off spring of it's parent that has been in our garden for 30+ years too Chico2.

Years ago, I learned how to proprogate climbers successfully and have kept the very old ones alive through their offspring.

It pulled through the winter and hope it continues to thrive.
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Old June 12th, 2011, 08:56 PM
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Well done, klm. That rose certainly looks healthy. and such a standout against that background. Beautiful!
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Old June 12th, 2011, 09:29 PM
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Wow, it really took off! Good job, klm!!
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Old June 12th, 2011, 10:02 PM
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There's still plenty of buds to come yet. I was so happy to see it's progress so far and had hoped it would be as beautiful as it's mother.

Pictures of mother rose to come probably by week's end.
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Old June 13th, 2011, 09:46 PM
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Wow, I have trouble with my roses. That is beautiful.
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