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Post  bbbevey on 6/23/2013, 10:09 am

I had a small garden next to the house that I would put odds and ends in. Swiss chard did great there, but them, i'm thinking it probably does great anywhere.



But this year, I put in four rose bushes. A yellow (my mom and grandmothers favorite) A white, a pink and a red.

That is my third rose and ohhhh the fragrance....intoxicating I love you
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Post  Hudd on 6/23/2013, 2:43 pm

Very Nice!
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Post  Triciasgarden on 6/23/2013, 4:53 pm

That is beautiful, thank you for sharing!

Welcome to the forum BBBevey and Hudd!
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Post  FamilyGardening on 6/24/2013, 12:27 am

very pretty!....love the smell of roses Very Happy we have a few growing too....this year we are growing some garlic in with the roses....so far the garlic is doing well and we have read it helps keep the aphids away....onion & garlic are good companions with roses...

thanks for sharing
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Post  bbbevey on 6/24/2013, 7:26 am

@FamilyGardening wrote:very pretty!....love the smell of roses Very Happy we have a few growing too....this year we are growing some garlic in with the roses....so far the garlic is doing well and we have read it helps keep the aphids away....onion & garlic are good companions with roses...

thanks for sharing
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we have read it helps keep the aphids away..

That is good to know. I DO know that they can be a pain in the you know what. When they first started growing I was getting tiny tiny pin holes in my first rose and the leaves. Looked it up and it might have been a flea beetle.  Bought some neem oil and have been spraying with that.  Sprayed some aphids with it a couple days later also and haven't seen them on again, but I do like knowing more organic ways to keep the bugs away.  Keep me posted on how you think it works during the season. Love your name, I chose Rose for my confirmation name also. Smile
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