Morrison Ranch: Visiting “Grandma’s House” roses while they are in bloom

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.”

–Abraham Lincoln

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Today on the way to pick up the boys from school

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I passed “Grandma’s House” on the corner of Higley and Elliot Road in Gilbert

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I had a few minutes to spare

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and the roses were so colorful and pretty

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I found a place to park nearby

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and crept around the fence

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snapping pictures with my phone

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to share with you

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as I was leaving

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I looked to the left and saw

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a man on a bike leaning over the fence

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to enjoy the roses too

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Sometimes stop to smell the roses

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means simply that.

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Another place in Gilbert with beautiful roses is Joe’s Farm Grill

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My favorite place to smell the roses in Tucson

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is at Reid Park in the Rose Garden, 900 S Randolph Way, Tucson AZ 85716

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gorgeous scent

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loose petals

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suffused with colorIMG_4765

velvety soft

IMG_4766Where do you like to go to find flowers in the spring?

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