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A Garden Gate Archway

IMG_2813One of the romantic images I’ve had, perhaps since childhood, has been an arch of greenery over a garden gate.  And finally I have one – that grows well in this desert climate, and on this rocky lot.

What do you have nostalgia or romantic feelings for?  Can you create it in your environment?

Give it to yourself!

Here’s a photo of a cascade of roses on the inside:


Here’s a description of the rose from Wikipedia (

Rosa banksiae, common names Lady Banks’ Rose, Tombstone Roses or justBanks’ rose, is a species of flowering plant in the rose family, native to central and western China, in the provinces of Gansu, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Sichuan and Yunnan, at altitudes of 500–2,200 m (1,640–7,218 ft).



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