Wednesday, June 06, 2007


My Evelyn rose is magnificent this year! The Evelyn rose, provider of the essential oil in the Crabtree and Evelyn's "Evelyn Rose" line, is a wonderful old English rose. Evelyn was also my maternal grandmother's name, so I planted the rose in her honor.

Through loving care and husbandry through the winter, keeping the aphids in check in the spring, and good weather and some luck, this is the best year ever for this, my favorite rose.

Look how vigorous and healthy the bush is in the third photo. It makes me so happy to see it!

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