Green Thumb Sunday: Dad’s rose

Dad’s rose

This is one of the roses from my parents’ garden, and I took the photo two weeks ago when I was visiting them. Happy Father’s Day, Dad!

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13 Responses to “Green Thumb Sunday: Dad’s rose”


  1. 1 ruth June 17, 2007 at 10:44 am

    What a beautiful rose and such an apt choice for today. Happy GTS

  2. 2 inadvertentgardener June 17, 2007 at 11:36 am

    Ruth, thanks so much for stopping by!

  3. 3 Sean June 17, 2007 at 11:46 am

    Hey,
    Cool blog. Visit mine at http://techappy.blogspot.com/ and if you like it, please link to me, and I will do the same for you!

    Thanks,

    Sean

  4. 4 Sara June 17, 2007 at 12:09 pm

    A beautiful rose and very apt for father’s day.
    Sara from farmingfriends

  5. 5 jean June 17, 2007 at 12:32 pm

    what a lovely picture. I love seeing water on the blooms. Great color!

  6. 6 chigiy June 17, 2007 at 3:25 pm

    Lovely rose.
    I really like the color and the composition.

  7. 7 growthumbs June 17, 2007 at 3:44 pm

    very nice rose! I like the way the photo was taken

  8. 8 MrBrownThumb June 17, 2007 at 6:55 pm

    Nice rose and photo.

    Happy GTS

  9. 9 inadvertentgardener June 17, 2007 at 9:45 pm

    Sean, thanks so much for visiting!

    Sara, I almost posted this photo last week and then realized it was much more appropriate for this week, definitely.

    Jean, I’m a big fan of the water droplet effect, too. I’m always happy when I can capture that.

    Chigiy, thank you for the compliment!

    Growthumbs, it was a lovely rose in person — I really wanted to do it justice with the photo.

    Mr. Brownthumb, happy GTS to you, too!

  10. 10 Drew June 17, 2007 at 9:54 pm

    Very nice rose that you have there.

  11. 11 Lynn Tucker June 17, 2007 at 10:41 pm

    In the back of my mind I have a recollection of a story, last year about Dad’s rose. If you wrote about this last year. – I still have recollections of it, so the memory now is omnipotent!

  12. 12 Gardenmomma June 18, 2007 at 12:33 am

    The rose is just beautiful! And thanks for the wonderful garden refreshment recipes. They sound wonderful.

  13. 13 inadvertentgardener June 18, 2007 at 9:18 am

    Drew, thanks so much for visiting!

    Lynn, I can’t remember if I posted a story about Dad’s rose or not, but I know I took plenty of photos of his roses last year, too.

    Gardenmomma, thank you, and enjoy those coolers!


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