Roses

Osiria Rose Photo Gallery of This Hard to Find Hybrid Tea Rose

Osiria Rose is a hard to grow and VERY hard to find rose. I have started an Osiria Rose Photo Gallery on my site. If you have grown the rose, please share you photo for my readers.

Osiria Rose is a hybrid tea rose that was first hybridized in Germany by Mr. Reimer Kordes of Germany in 1978.  The rose was introduced in France by Willemse France under the name ‘Osiria’.  Photos of the rose that have made their way around the internet are highly photo shopped.  Several of my readers have grown the rose…

Biltmore Estate Gardens Tour

My husband and I recently spent several days in the mountains of North Carolina with our daughter.  The highlight of the trip was a tour of Biltmore Estate. We enjoyed the tour of the estate, for sure, but what really impressed me was the gardens.  I thought my readers would enjoy reading a blog post featuring…

Early Spring Garden Projects

18 tips for early spring gardening

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LoveYourLawn #CollectiveBias  It’s time for some early spring garden projects. I know that in most parts of the country, the ground is still covered with snow, but as any good gardener will tell you, “it’s never to early to…

Osiria Rose Care – Blood red and Pure White Beauty

Osiria roses are heavily photo shopped on the internet. This rose is a photo from one of my readers and shows the actual color. See my tips for Osiria Rose care. the gardeningcook.com

All roses are gorgeous, but some just take your breath away. The Osiria Rose is one of those.  At this stage it is very hard to get here in the USA.  The rose has become something of a social media icon, and the image is shared on Facebook, Pinterest and Stumble upon often.   This post…

Variegated Roses in Raleigh’s rose Garden

Variegated roses in Raleigh's rose garden

Raleigh NC Rose Garden – Variegated Roses. Raleigh’s little Theater has a wonderful rose garden behind it.  I discovered it year’s ago when my daughter performed in a play there as a middle schooler.  Now, every year, she takes me to the rose garden for Mother’s day and my husband and I often go there…

Amazing Rose Photos

Smell the Roses with these Stunning Pictures! What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet. William Shakespeare From Romeo and Juliet, 2. 2. There is nothing quite like a rose in the world of gardening.  It is steeped in emotional meaning and used to show…