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June makes me think of ROSES!!

We often visit the grounds at Swarthmore College near Philadelphia.

http://www.scottarboretum.org/

The trees and gardens are so beautiful, and freely open to the public.  We have met wonderful people walking there, and many bring their friendly dogs.

I was excited to visit the Rose Garden in full bloom!

That is our dog, Buddy, enjoying the roses!

I am sure that we will have many more visits to share from this wonderful campus.  If you are in the area, check it out any time of year!

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  1. David
    June 20, 2012 at 1:38 pm

    I’m thinking this would be a great location for a scene. (can’t stop thinking movies..lol)

    • June 20, 2012 at 3:49 pm

      You are right David! I think that they probably have had weddings there as well.

  2. June 20, 2012 at 7:48 pm

    Is it my imagination or were the roses out early this year? These seem really big and lush for this time of the month. Very beautiful!

    • June 20, 2012 at 10:10 pm

      Yes, everything was 2-3 weeks early. The visit when I took these photos was actually Memorial Day weekend!

  3. June 21, 2012 at 12:15 am

    Beautiful photos Sally! I love roses. My dad always had rose bushes growing around our house, and every time I see roses now it makes me think of him.

    • June 21, 2012 at 12:51 am

      Thanks for your share, Helena!

  4. June 21, 2012 at 1:35 am

    I’ve been to Philly a couple of times but never had the occasion to visit Swarthmore. Thanks for the peek! Lovely campus!

  5. June 21, 2012 at 7:31 am

    Such a beautiful garden! June is National Rose Month. Thanks for sharing these with the world!

    • June 21, 2012 at 12:48 pm

      Thank you for your visit. So nice to meet you!

  6. June 23, 2012 at 8:34 pm

    What a wonderful place!

  7. June 29, 2012 at 8:46 pm

    How absolutely lovely. Roses, so delicate and just a perfect flower.

    • June 29, 2012 at 9:14 pm

      Thanks so much for being such a faithful friend! Hugs.

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