The Week Ahead: Blooming Season

The roses began blooming yesterday.  It was a surprise to me because the previous two nights and mornings had been quite cool.  But as Bess was heading back home, I stepped off the back porch to look the pots over to see if maybe the basil or oregano was going to make an effort to come back (yes for the Basil) and there were deep red roses blooming on the lower half of the branches.  We walked over to the Rosemary bush and the yellow rose was blooming as well.

As I looked out the kitchen window later Friday afternoon, I saw a small patch of honeysuckle had bloomed.  There is no lovelier country bouquet than old fashioned roses and honeysuckle vine in a simple glass jar together.  You can't buy that at any store!

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