Photo courtesy of Sunsprite Cottage
Public rose garden Listing last updated on 20 Oct 2017.
Alan grows over 300 roses, and over 170 different varieties, in Chandler, Arizona. He completely overhauled his front yard and turned it into a roseraie! He dug out the clay soil to a depth of two feet and had an undulating cement border installed. He replaced the old soil with a forest soil/sand/mulch mix, added bubblers, re-routed the exisitng sprinklers and dug 44 holes for roses. After that, he positioned an arch at the front of the yard and planted a 'Climbing Sunsprite'
on either side. Not content to rest on his laurels, Alan then planted a hedge of 'Sunsprite' roses around the perimeter of the yard. There are loads of stunning shots of Alan's roses (check out 'Spectra'