English roses to know and grow

It’s a windy almost-spring day outside so let’s talk about English roses to know and grow in Oklahoma. I probably haven’t written a happy rose post in years due to Rose Rosette Disease, but ta-dah!! Here it is folks. I haven’t seen RRD in my garden for a couple of years, and I’ve added a…

Easter Eve by Anne Spencer

Recently, I watched Garden Story, an older show from PBS.  One segment was about Anne Spencer, an African-American poet who was part of the Harlem Renaissance although she lived and gardened in Lynchburg, VA.  Her story was very poignant, and she loved gardening.  Her husband built a garden for her behind their house, and in…