Thursday, May 28, 2009

Rose Arbor

Blue skies and a climbing rose bush laden heavily with fragrant pink roses invite a garden guest to take a moment to enjoy the quaintness and quietness of Mrs. Egg Lady's rose arbor. A wooden tunnel of lattice was, at one time, white and pristine. Years of weather and use have changed the garden arched trellis into a place that is old-wood gray with white flecked paint. Missing slats and nails that have fallen out over time don't matter, because canes of the climbing rose encase it all and hold everything tightly in place. A slatted gate welcomes guests, or serves as the exit to the exciting world of school as Mrs. Egg Lady's little blond granddaughter flies through it to meet the school bus that takes her to kindergarten each day. Old, yet loved, the rose arbor is the kind of place where dreams are made. Quaintly photogenic, it is both protects from the world and draws through it's safe passage to a larger world beyond.

*Click on photo for a larger view. Enjoy!


  1. That is just so perfect. I clicked and enlarged .. .and breathed deeply. . .hoping to catch a whiff. . .

  2. So pretty!!! I love your mosaic!!!

    Have a wonderful day!!!

  3. I'm so glad y'all have enjoyed Mrs. Egg Lady's garden. It is rambling and beautiful.

  4. This is one of the prettiest arbor photos I have seen!! You did a lovely job on the mosaic, too!! When I see entryways like this I am just dying to go in and take a peek around!! I have never dared to but almost did one time in Charleston S.C. Hubby held me back!! ;o)

    Have a restful evening, sweet friend!!

  5. Just breathtakingly beautiful!!

  6. Beautiful as always LTD. Did you know that Mr. EggMan built the rose arbors and the picket fence in the backyard?

  7. It is magnificent! I can just picture the little granddaughter running through that rose covered gate. Thank you for a beautiful post.

  8. What an amazing garden! Oh how I would love to visit Mr. and Mrs. Egg Man and stroll through all their wonderful blooms. Thank you for sharing the wonderful photos.


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