"Place, with a trace of humanity" Photography/Photo of the Day/Pittsburgh

Tending the Veterans Rose Garden- Washington PA

The garden is behind the old train station which is now a Visitor Center.

8 responses

  1. Sue Reinfeld

    My dad had a green thumb, my dad did.

    July 13, 2011 at 7:51 am

  2. Gardens are a beautiful way to say I care

    July 13, 2011 at 8:13 am

  3. erica

    Looks like the veterans are tending the Veterans Garden! God bless them. I remember that your parents, Ruth, took a lot of interest and put love and care into the “gardens” surrounding the place they last lived in Illinois… for themselves and the other residents. I thought of them because this week when I called my sister, who is in a CCRC in Nashua NH, a women who gardens around the Huntington popped in Jary’s room with a vase of freshly picked daisies. I think I was a happy about it as she was!! :-) XOXOXOXO Love your posts….. even as I continue to write in the dark! :-)

    July 13, 2011 at 9:04 am

  4. That first picture is just so sweet!

    July 13, 2011 at 10:49 am

  5. We had a train station just like this one in my hometown as a kid; and we have one just like it in a town a few miles away from where I live now. Trains have followed me throughout my life (or perhaps I have followed the trains…); love it.

    July 15, 2011 at 9:16 pm

  6. Lovely photos! This is the Veterans’ Rose Garden tended by the Martha Washington Garden Club– you’ve captured the absolute essence of our days tending the garden. Would you be willing to allow us to use this photo (with proper attribution and a link to your blog?), for our group’s new Facebook page? If so, please drop me a note. Your photo would make a perfect “cover” photo for our page. I’ll include a link for you, although the page is still very new…

    February 19, 2013 at 8:53 pm

    • You are welcome to use it. Thanks for asking.

      February 19, 2013 at 8:56 pm

  7. Thank you SO MUCH! :)

    February 19, 2013 at 9:05 pm

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