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 the aromas! Our dog walks are also being slowed by the lush scents of roses spilling over garden fences, climbing next to front doors, and bursting forth in public parks.
Here’s an addition to the post sent by our friend Sharon Chivers, of a cottage rose garden at the historic Bowen Court:
The first robust bloom of the season will fade soon, so get out and enjoy it while you can.