Ideas for Small, Intimate Gardens

Jacki Kellum Garden August 2019 – Quickfire Hydrangea, Magic Pink Canna, California Giant Zinnias, Rudbeckia [Black-Eyed Susans], and Sugar Pumpkin Vine Jacki Kellum Garden May 2019 – Gene Boerner Rose Jacki Kellum Garden August 2015 Jacki Kellum Garden September 2017 Jacki Kellum Garden Gate 2016 “When the hornet hangs in the hollyhock, And the brown…

A List of Disease Resistant Roses That Are Easy to Grow

Jacki Kellum Garden May 2019 In my Zone 7, Ozark Mountain Garden, My Gene Boerner Rose Bloomed 1 Month After I Planted It As A Bare Root Rose. It was my first rose to bloom this year. Gene Boerner is a prolific bloomer, and it is highly resistant to diseases. For many years, I have…

My Gene Boerner Rose Will Bloom for Mother’s Day

For as long as I can remember, roses and Mother’s Day have gone together. When I was a child, the people whose mothers had passed away would wear white roses, and the rest of us lucky devils would wear red roses. I am a very lucky devil. This Sunday, I’ll be able to visit my…

Build A Wall of Roses for A Gorgeous Garden Escape

Not long before I moved away from my home and garden in New Jersey, I had begun building a setwork of rose arbors. That was the final step in my effort to create a secret garden–a secluded and natural get-away. When it is possible, I grow fragrant flowers, like lavender, peonies, and irises, and strolling…