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Planting The Roses

Our bare root roses arrived from David Austin Roses! Mom was extremely excited when this box arrived: The first step was to soak the roots overnight to rehydrate them before planting: We soaked them in buckets and in half of a whiskey barrel that we had bought to create a pond in (more on that later!) We planned to plant five of them in the front yard, in our new cottage garden. We coordinated them so that warmer colors were on one side and cooler on the other. We planted Lady of Shalott and Litchfield Angel on one...

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