The Painting Blog

Started as a daily painting blog but this is easier to live with-
the once-in-a-while blog of a painter who also writes.

Monday, March 1, 2010

March 1 A Rose

Each fall we put the potted rose bushes in the shop to winter over. If the conditions are right, along about this time of year, they produce a few lanky flowers. A couple of days ago, Ron picked two deep red roses and put them in a vase on the dining room table. They're such a welcome sight and though hybrid teas, they do have a little rose scent. From these winter roses, a rose.

8" x 10" $600

1 comment:

  1. Yes, "from these winter roses arose a rose" (or two). I am always amazed at how you can maintain such healthy plants in the shop. They seem light limited and yet do well and maintain momentum. (Interestingly, I learned a while ago that the world's oldest rose is in Europe (as you would expect, perhaps in France, I can't remember)and it is 850 {yes 8-5-0} years old!)