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U.S.A., Washington State. USDA zone 8a. Sunset climate zone 5

Monday, September 10, 2012

New Support For My Rose Bush

'Carefree Marvel' shrub rose started as a small bare root in my garden. It is huge now.

It crowds  its neighbors and  blocks  the garden path.

I knew it needed a good support. 

One of the spring windstorms provided the material, madrona's trunk.

Love it!


***Copyright 2012 TatyanaS

19 comments:

  1. A unique and very attractive support, i like it.

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  2. Very nice!!! Love the monarda and poppies interlaced with the rose.

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  3. I love it. That is very creative and unique. Thanks for sharing such a good idea.

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  4. Those poppies look great! What a rosebush!

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  5. What a fabulous idea! I love it... :0)

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  6. Carefree Marvel, a beautiful rose and also the neigbours Monardas are showy. A good and also nice looking idea to use these trunks to keep the rose of the path.

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  7. Very creative! I love the rustic look, it blends in without detracting from the rose it's holding up. I can't believe how much is blooming in your garden!

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  8. Smart! And I love the look of it, too.

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  9. What a marvelous rose! I have a 'Carefree Wonder' but it doesn't look nearly as happy as yours. Love the support system you devised.

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  10. Eco-friendly and frugal support. I like it.

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  11. I love the natural look of this support always better than metal if you can do it.

    Eileen

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  12. Wonderful and clever! What a great idea! I may have to borrow it. :o)

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  13. Wow, your roses and Monardo are doing so well, fantastic September colour.
    Just discovered you today and am jumping aboard your blog.

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  14. That's the perfect solution! I've always admired trellises, chairs and such that are made with twigs and branches.

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  15. I like this support. Great job, Tanya !

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  16. Tanya, I have the same problem times 4. How did you get the stakes to stay in the ground through the rain and wind?

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  17. Aleese, we don't have bad winds... Good luck with your roses!

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