Thursday, June 23, 2011

Gertrude...

Today I wanted to share a photo I took yesterday of my gorgeous Gertrude Jekyll rose just beginning to bloom... as I stated previously, we are about a month behind our normal gardening schedule this year due to the severe winter weather we had and lack of much of a Spring... the bush is full of buds now though and I cannot wait for them all to open!...


I was hoping to post more flowers that are also beginning to bloom, but I had another kidney stone several days ago and am a little under the weather myself... but, I also wanted to join Tracie at Fishtail Cottage today for Cottage Flora Thursdays, so this is a short post... hope you enjoy my beautiful rose!... wishing you all a blissful Summers day... xoxo... Julie Marie


18 comments:

  1. That Rose is stunning. Love the color on it. Hope you feel better soon. Take care.
    Cher Sunray Gardens

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  2. It's beautiful sweet friend... But the pic of your Tess (with the rose) took my breath away. She is sooo lovely and I adore her.

    Your box is on it's way, finally. Sorry for the delay... Tough week!

    xoRebecca

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  3. The rose is stunning, Julie Marie. I know how exciting it is to wait for blooms...I have several plants ready to burst!!

    I'm so sorry about your kidney stone. I have heard how painful they are. Hope you are recovering well. Take care.

    XO,
    Jane

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  4. Hi Julie Marie, your rose is beautiful, hope you feel better!!!
    Hugs~~~ Daphne

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  5. She is gorgeous. Feel better sweetie. ♥O

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  6. I don't know if I've ever seen a rose as beautiful as this one. I am loving the picture of Tessy in her hat!! She has a real sweet look on her face and I'd love to know what she was thinking. Gracie sends Tessy hugs and says to tell her (about the hat) 'Better you than me'. lol.

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  7. Simply beautiful sweetie!
    Oh you poor thing and those terrible stones.
    Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers sweetie

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  8. Beautiful photo ! I just took Macro photos of Papas rose bush just starting to bloom! Have a wonderful day !

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  9. Love your rose... I can almost imagine the sweet fragrence.

    Hope you are feeeling better.

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  10. Stunning rose Julie Marie!! Love the color!
    Blessings~

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  11. What a beautiful Rose, and that name is perfect isn't it? Have a wonderful weekend dear lady!
    -Marie

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  12. Thanks so much for linking up to Cottage Flora Thursday's! Gorgeous Rose - hope you are feeling better? xoxo, tracie

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  13. What a beautiful rose! Hope you are feeling better sweet girl.

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  14. What an unusual name for a rose ....... Gertrude Jekyl.....she is sure a beauty though!! Dear friend....I hope you are on the mend soon.

    hugs to you,

    Jo

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  15. Had to come back and tell you that YOU BE AT THE TOP OF MY FRENCH-LOVIN' LIST! :)

    Happy Pink Saturday~

    xoRebecca

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  16. Hi Julie,
    Your rose should be in a garden magazine. I love it!! The color is stunning. You are so talented with the camera my friend.

    Hope you are feeling better. My prayers go up all day for you.
    Celestina Marie

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