Blush Noisette Rose and two perfect buds  in the Rose Garden at Wyck

Blush Noisette Rose and two perfect buds in the Rose Garden at Wyck

 

The view from "The Garden Door" at Wyck. Looking towards the box edged rose garden and to the simple white arbor containing a shady sitting place.

The view from “The Garden Door” at Wyck. Looking towards the box edged Rose Garden and to the simple white arbor containing a shady sitting place.

 

Wyck has a long and eventful history in Germantown, north of Philadelphia, PA

Wyck has a long and eventful history in Germantown, north of Philadelphia, PA

 

Wyck house in Germantown. Today was the second in their series of four festivals. I gave a lecture on Jane Bowne Haines II whose family lived at Wyck. Jane was the founder of the Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women that is now Temple University Ambler.

Wyck house in Germantown. Today was the second in their series of four festivals. I gave a lecture on Jane Bowne Haines II whose family lived at Wyck. Jane was the founder of the Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women that is now Temple University Ambler.