This cute corner store is no more.
It's now home to one of the coolest rose experts I've ever met.
That's how I grew up ~ walking a block down our street to the Square Deal Corner Grocery ~ running errands for Mom and spending my precious allowance on all kinds of candy.
So, I felt extra warm and fuzzy when Bob, (who lives in this eclectic building that used to be a corner grocery) graciously unlocked the tall gate at the back of this place...
Enjoy the show:
Are you just dyin' to plant a rose garden?? I know I am!
Here's a list of his favorites - easy to find, easy to grow:
Betty Boop, Intrigue, Hot Cocoa, Abraham Darby, Fragrant Cloud, Eureka, St. Patrick, Wild Blue Yonder, Marmalade Skies, Frederick Mistral.
Even the dead ones were pretty cool...