Rose Garden at Point Defiance

We all have favorite places and this one is close to my heart. The wonderful people of the Tacoma Rose Society deadhead every Thursday and this year it is looking super!


‘Blueberry Hill’ and ‘Elina’ are featured roses.


Point Defiance Rose Garden in Early September

On the way home from the Washington State Fair in Puyallup, I decided to cruise by my favorite garden and see what was blooming. Dahlias were blooming at their peak, but a few roses did not disappoint me.

'Home Run' a shrub rose.

‘Home Run’ a shrub rose.

'Easy Going&#039 a Floribunda.;.

‘Easy Going’a Floribunda rose.

'Fame!' a Grandiflora rose.

‘Fame!’ a Grandiflora rose.