The non-profit Seed Savers Exchange says ‘St. Valery’ was mentioned in gardening literature as early as 1885. This heirloom has red-orange roots that grow to 12 inches, with a fine-grained flesh and sweet taste. 'St. Valery' keeps well in storage.
Fill your garden with the rich scent of Old Roses by including this pretty climber. ‘St. Swithun’ is a showstopper, opening fully double pink blooms with over 120 petals. Flowers appear reliably all season long, releasing a pure myrrh fragrance. This is an English rose packed with disease resistance, making it a breeze to grow. Train it on an arbor or well-anchored arch. Plants grow to 8 feet tall and 4 feet wide. Hardy in Zones 5-9. Why we love it: The intense scent is alluring and a perfect complement to an entry garden or outdoor seating area.
English Rose 'St. Swithun' Climbing
Color: light pink
Flower type: double/full bloom
Fragrance: strong pure myrrh fragrance
Climbing height: 8'
Shrub size: 4 ft tall x 3 ft wide
Repeat blooming: excellent, quickly, reliably
One of the all-time great climbers.
Established in 1931, St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge spans over 70,000 acres across Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties. It consists of coastal marshes, islands, tidal creeks and estuaries of seven Florida rivers and is home to a diverse community of plant and animal life. The St. Marks Lighthouse, which was built in 1842, is still in use today.
*Hay* there, handsome! Dark wood stables line the sides of the barn, giving each of the horses a spot to hang out in. Meanwhile, clean lines and slim metal bars ensure that the interior looks less rustic and more modern.
Clear, modern barstools add some casual seating at the breakfast bar in the kitchen of this St. Barts home. With the addition of the large kitchen island, the family now has the room to entertain and share meals in the kitchen, a less formal space, or in the formal dining room for a more elegant or larger gathering.
Give kids surprises each day as they count down to Christmas with this handmade Advent calendar. You'll need: cardboard gift wrap or toilet paper tubes; utility knife; hot glue gun; hot glue sticks; pencil; colored craft paper; rub-on letters and numbers or vinyl letter and number stickers; small toys, candy, etc.
A smooth stone driveway leads right to the barn, allowing the owners to pull up their trailer and easily transport their horses on the weekends. Thanks to a little window to the left, the horses can peer out while they wait to be loaded.
To create a unique bedroom for this St. Barts home, designers started with a neutral wall color to reflect the natural light of the Caribbean sun, then, they added teal carpet with a geometric pattern to create visual interest in this unique space. To complement the design, blue accents, silver table lamps and gray Roman Shades were added, along with modern nightstands and a modern light fixture to finish off the space.