Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘roses’


A Human Vase & Flower Crowns

A Human Vase & Flower Crowns
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Floral artist Alison Franchi of La Petite Gardinia and make-up effects artist Jennifer Aspinall use layers of body paint, jewels, and “perfectly manipulated flowers” to create a human vase at this weekend’s Rose Festival at Descanso Gardens. A live model will be the object in creating the Rose Queen, her body the canvas for this […]

Time to Prune the Roses

Time to Prune the Roses

The first thing to know is that it’s hard to kill a rose with bad pruning. (Phew!) But though it takes patience and time to become a skilled pruner (is that a word?) or one who prunes, pruning is very good for plants as it encourages new growth and blooms. Pruning also removes dead wood, […]

A Pasadena Rose

A Pasadena Rose

A picture of Pasadena’s signature flower, the rose, taken in the early  morning after the recent rainfall.               The full-frame image… ~~~   Janice will be exhibiting some of her numerous photographs at Euro Pane on Sunday, December 7th. This holiday exhibition and sale includes photographs by Janice Corsino […]

Hone Your Rose-Care Skills

Hone Your Rose-Care Skills

In a town where roses consistently occupy a place as the most popular flower, home gardeners may be surprised to find that the upkeep of these beauties is more difficult than might be expected.  What better place to learn to make your rose garden as thriving and beautiful as it should be in the Rose […]

Holy Floribunda, It’s Rose Time!

Holy Floribunda, It’s Rose Time!

In case you haven’t noticed, roses are erupting all over town more dramatically than the Eyjafjallajokull volcano. While they’re not disrupting air traffic, they’re certainly slowing some cars, like ours, which have been prone to screech to a stop in front of some of the more dazzling displays in the west San Gabriel Valley. And […]

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