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In a Vase on Monday -English Roses and Hybrid Teas

We are visiting C’s dad and it’s colder here than at home. Because New Zealand is long and narrow North to South, travelling even a few hours by car changes the climate. It’s rainy and windy, a good day to stay inside and take photos.

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In a Vase on Monday – Lichfield Angels

I quickly picked these roses before the storm really wound up and put them in a bottling jar so as to take part in Cathy’s ‘In a Vase on Monday’ meme at Rambling in the Garden. It’s the first year for this rose; it was only planted a couple months ago in the new garden below the solar panels. With plenty of compost, manure and rain it’s doing well so far and is covered with big round buds.

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