Our dogs, Tahoe and Reno - demonstrate just how voluptuous an individual bloom is. Compare the ballroom-sized bloom to the dog and to the pink-edged rose in the same vase as Legends.
Waiting in Whittier at the Blue Hills Garden Center for a good home- is a trio of these lipstick-red bodacious blooming bushes. If you want one to have established in the garden before next year, you better be quick! This limited pre-release does a quick disappearing act when someone finds out a nursery has a couple. If these early specimens are gone when you arrive- special order and beat the rush when the official release starts next winter.
While you are there- sharing the parking lot is Orchard’s Fresh Foods. This family owned and operated market has excellent produce. But go there for the meat counter and experience being waited on by real butchers. Their prime Delmonico steaks just may be the best steaks sold at retail in California.
Delmonico steaks are bone-in, cut from the prime rib. Rev up the barbecue. Whip up the standard prepared horseradish with sour cream as a condiment. It’s a carnivore’s love potion.
Need a special cut of meat? Call ahead and have it ready when you get there.
Contact information for Blue Hills Garden Center can be found on their website at http//www.bluehills.com/new/
Orchard's Fresh Foods 16426 E. Whittier Blvd. Whittier, Ca, 90603Phone: (562) 902- 1825
The gorgeous photo on the top right is by Gene Sasse. Used with permission.
A special thank you to Tom Carruth of Weeks Roses for spending the decade needed to create and bring this rose to market. How exhillerating to have seen your creation grace the cover of Oprah's O magazine in May!
More on the work of one of the most prolific rosarians in the world shortly.
Both these men deserve HUGE Thank yous for making the world more beautiful.