Where were you on the night in question?

It was me. I couldn’t sleep worrying about the street construction and the poor wild roses.

Wild roses - 2013 - N. Shields St. - Poudre River Stables - Fort Collins - Colorado - 80521
Our wild roses on N. Shields St., Fort Collins, Colorado, 2013.
Excavators demolish our frontage on N. Shields St., Fort Collins - Poudre River Stables
Excavators demolish our frontage on N. Shields St., Fort Collins, Colorado, March 12, 2015.

So I went out Wednesday night with my lantern and spade …

Wild roses saved -  N. Shields St. - development - Poudre River Stables - Fort Collins - Colorado - 80521

Wild roses next to our old milk house.

They are cute and worth saving. These wild roses next to our old milk house are from cuttings I planted about eight years ago.

To paraphrase a certain feed store around here, this is a horse boarding stable with a little plant(ing) problem. Check out our flower farm photos on our sister site, MyHoofprints.

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