Saturday, May 28, 2016

I Have a Secret

For the most part, the rose bushes that I planted around the porch last year survived the winter, beautifully. Unfortunately, one, the Chicago Peace rose, did not.

I thought, at first, that it might make it, but, it finally gave up the ghost sometime last week, and, I had no choice but to yank it out and replace it with something new.

Today, I visited the nursery and chose a new variety, a pink and cream hybrid tearose with super fragrant  blooms; it's called the Secret rose and I love it. I planted it with a banana peel because I read on Pinterest that the potassium in the peel will strengthen the bush and help prevent it from disease. I have no idea if that is true or not, but, I figured it couldn't hurt to try.

Here's hoping for a long and healthy life for the new bush.

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