My intrepid companion has decided you needed to see more of the International Rose Test Garden than just the roses, so there you are: more roses! And a few other things to boot - don't forget to visit his site for more than rose gardens.
Now, if he wants to make this a real war o' the roses, well, we totally can. I only snapped about a gajillion pictures, thee knows. Like when I got bored ogling roses and wandered down to the amphitheater for a bit:
Yes, roses even there, I'm afraid. But there was also an interesting staircase made of rocks rather than roses, so that made me happy:
And with that, I'm calling a truce. Of course, if Cujo wants to post more pretty pictures, I doubt any of us will argue.
Speaking of pretty pictures, Suzanne's peony's obliging:
She takes the most lovely photos of Netarts Bay, and having been by there, I can see precisely why she loves living in the area. There's plenty more where that comes from, too, so do enjoy!