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I started growing roses in 2001. I took an interest in roses with a history--my grandmothers rose and a friends grandmothers rose. (Did you follow that one?)
I grow about 10 roses, contend with rose rosette disease, 3 cats, a husband and a boy, oh, and a job. I enjoy the Roses forum and love the fun posts as much as the informative ones.

In 2006 I had given up on all roses except the once blooming Antique roses--due to Japanese Beetles. In 2011 I discovered the newspaper method of rooting roses on roseseek's blog. I also discovered Hartwood Roses, a nursery "near" my house. Together they revived my interest in roses again.

I live in: United States

My zone is: z6b VA

My Birthday is January 15 .

My favorite forum 1 is Antique Roses.

My favorite forum 2 is Roses.

First registered on April 06, 2003 .