The Rose Riot is on its Way
Late winter to early summer in three weeks. And, with it, everything is growing out of control.
We are all eager to get the 2023 gardening season under way.
Farm Notes January 25, 2023
New roses, maitake mushroom plugs, comfort food, and gardening clean-up have been a part of the first few weeks of the 2023.
The excitement of a new year is never wasted.
A Rose Project
Written by Harald Enders for Anne’s Celebration of Life. Published with permission. Teddie’s note: The last six months of Anne’s life she was focused on trying to put together a book about American Bred Roses. She was very concerned that she might not complete it as if this would render her entire life an incomplete…
The Beginnings of NOAH, Northwest Organization for Animals
About 5 minutes later Nancy Gebhardt drove down my driveway determined to waste no time in securing someone who was so completely set up as a ready volunteer. She had a little handmade membership card decorated with some of her own charming artwork and instructions for my first job. I was securely hooked and after…
Farm Notes (August 14, 2022)
I love August! Flowers, festivals, farmer’s markets, food, and lots of fun. Rick and I had to step back a little break after Anne’s Celebration of Life to contemplate our path forward. Many would expect that we would have been prepared to let Anne go. After all, she was 97 years old. But no. Not…
Farm Notes (July 4, 2022)
Anne’s Celebration of Life Friends and family from around the world celebrated the life of Anne Rae (Boys) Belovich on Saturday, June 18th, 2022. Other than being cold, it went exactly the way she would have wanted it. We found connection in sharing our special moments of her under her favorite maple tree. Rick welcomed…
Farm Notes May 20, 2022
The cherries, forsythias, magnolias, camellias, and daffodils are slowly giving way to the tulips, salmon berry blossoms, rhododendrons, and the dogwoods. The roses are in their beginning bud stages, some more than other as is to be expected from such a variety. The weather changes from rain to snow to rainbows by the minute, briefly…
The Conservation of Roses
My goal was to make all of the rare roses as common as possible to assure their survival.
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