Drifting After the Rain


This year we've had rain.
That might not sound like much but in our part of Texas we've had extreme drought for a few years.
This spring has brought rain and we are all so grateful.

These drift roses were planted a couple of years ago and never did much.
This year is different and so much better. :)


How is your garden growing this year?

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23 comments

  1. I am having trouble with Blogger so you don't have to reply. We just planted some new rose bushes after the ground finally dried out. We're North of McKinney and it is wonderful to have so much rain and a small water bill!

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  2. Ohhhh they are so beautiful....love the color!!! We have been in a drought too but this spring we got some rain and our garden is starting to look pretty good. My roses are just starting to bloom so I am really excited.
    ~Des

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  3. Wow! They're beautiful! So happy and cheerful looking! I'm working on a garden post right now. I just took some pics of the backyard blooms. The knockouts are going crazy with all the rain. We're so thankful for the rain too.

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  4. Beautiful roses!! We too have gotten rain....I have a herb garden in a big wagon, and I was just noticing this morning, how well everything is growing. In another month, I should have enough herbs to supply a third world country!! Do you need any????
    Be blessed,
    J

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  5. Your roses are gorgeous! It's too soon to tell how our garden will do, it isn't planted yet, and the perennials are just starting to wake up. I am planning a trip to the farmers market tomorrow and I am forging ahead with some planting even though the safe date isn't until the end of May. Sometimes I win and sometimes I lose doing that, but I have checked the long term forecast and I don't see any freezing temps (knock on wood!) for the rest of the month. Until then, I'll just enjoy your flowers :)

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  6. We've had a lot of rain also this past few months. Right now, we're in the midst of a five day rainy week. But, it sure has made everything green.

    Pretty photos!

    Judy

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  7. Wow! That's a lot of color! They are beautiful and I bet you love looking at them! :)

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  8. Gorgeous! My daylilies have never been bigger or more lush - just waiting for blooms. I'm in Tyler and this rain is great!

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  9. new follower. Lovely display of roses! :)

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  10. It's amazing how well our Texas flowers do when we get rain. :)

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  11. Hi Stacey, Roses love Texas! Your Drifts are beautiful. I am really enjoying mine as well.
    Have a great day.
    Hugs, CM

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  12. We could use some rain here too. Your roses are beautiful. Loving the color.

    Hugs and Kisses,
    ❤️Ana

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  13. What beautiful blooms. We're actually getting quite dry here and we have hot temps in the forecast! Hugs, Diane

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  14. So pretty. There is nothing like a good rain to get the garden growing. Glad you finally received some.

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  15. Good grief, those roses are gorgeous! Our daughter lives in Texas and their yellow rose is doing great this year too. Such a pretty sight.

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  16. Good grief, those roses are gorgeous! Our daughter lives in Texas and their yellow rose is doing great this year too. Such a pretty sight.

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  17. The roses are beautiful! When we lived in Texas, I had a hard time with roses. I wanted the delicate antique roses like I had in Alabama but the weather was just too hot for them to survive. These are growing so well!

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  18. I never heard of drift roses, but yours are beautiful! I was just sharing with my grandchildren, the importance of rain in the springtime. So happy that you all are receiving that gift.

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  19. We have had a ton of rain today! Torrential to be exact.. here in N.C.
    Those roses are beautiful. My knockout roses are blooming.. I hope to get some hydrangea plants for Mothers Day.. I've heard them whispering among themselves... I've hinted enough LOL!

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  20. They are such pretty flowers. It's a wonder what a little rain will do.

    Oh and Happy Mother's Day... :)

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  21. So far, so good, Stacey! Everything looks like it is coming back to life nicely and I got a few new perennials in as well as a new lilac bush. Can't wait to get some blooms from that!

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