Anybody want to try to identify these cultivars?
It's not terribly evident in this shot, but these roses have a very striking tulip-shaped bloom.
It's not really evident in this photo, but the actual blossom on this rose was an incredibly striking coral pink. It was a single long-stemmed blossom, perfectly shaped, on the very tip of a spindly bush.
Some kind of climber. The blossoms were about the size of a Susan B. Anthony dollar.
Hard to see, because the camera picked up the infrared, but this one is actually striped like a peppermint candy.
A bright vernilion rose
A nice saucer-shaped lemon-cream-yellow one.
and special bonus rosehips because they were pretty:
Anybody got any theories?
I dropped a flashlight on my bare foot, and it hurts. It hurts in that sort of way where you drop the flashlight, feel it hit, look rueful and thoughtful for a moment, and say, very calmly, "Ow. That hurt."
Because ow. That hurt. And now it's turning into a big blue bruise.
Also, I found a black walnut and a shag bark hickory, and stained the everloving bejesus out of my hands picking the husks of the nuts apart to see if it really was a black walnut tree. *g*