Old Garden Roses: An Easy-Care Alternative to Hybrid Teas

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High-maintenance plants do not thrive in our garden. As I wrote in a previous post about our new dahlia bed, we removed our hybrid tea roses a few years ago because they were suffering. They suffered from powdery mildew and black spot. They also provided the local deer with a lovely buffet. I don’t have … Read more

Strikingly Memorable Foreign Bathrooms

For some travelers, using bathrooms in foreign countries can be a troubling experience. There have even been books written about the subject, such as Toilets of the World. Finding a free, uncrowded public bathroom can be a challenge, so if you are ever in any of the following locations, these first three bathrooms might be … Read more

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