Maryland Blogger: A Rose For You!

A Rose For You!

A Rose For You!


It is fun to photograph the roses during my photowalks through Kentlands, our home community within the City of Gaithersburg in the heart of Montgomery County, Maryland.



Rose, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland IMG_6100

Photograph by Roy Kelley using a Canon PowerShot G11 camera. 

Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Roy Kelley and Associates


Roy Kelley, Associate Broker

Realty Group Referrals (Retired from RE/MAX Realty Group)

6 Montgomery Village Ave., Suite 200

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Main Office:  301-258-7757 (You will not reach me at this number)

Send an email message if you need my phone numbers. I will be happy to recommend a real estate professional if you are moving to the area.

Comment balloon 24 commentsRoy Kelley • May 25 2016 12:38PM


Roy, I do like to take photowalks with our little dog with me. I am laways looking for flowers to take a picture. 

Posted by Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties) over 3 years ago

Hi Roy... I adore roses and that may be one of the most beautiful I've seen in a picture in a long time.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ) over 3 years ago

Very lovely pink-peach rose Roy Kelley - thank you for sharing!!

Posted by Allie Angeloni (Long Realty ) over 3 years ago

Roy you have a true talent to capture basic beauty. Thanks for posting.

Posted by Gene Joyce, Real Estate Agent serving Fayetteville and NW Ark (Keller Williams Market Pro Realty) over 3 years ago


 I do love roses and that is a very beautiful rose thanks for the smiles today!

Posted by Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert over 3 years ago


I love roses, they are a favorite.  In Los Angeles, I had 150 bushes of roses...most were specimen of various types.  We pruned all of them and deadheaded them, and bought boxes of lady bugs who kept the aphids away.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) over 3 years ago

What a gorgeous rose, Roy.  Thanks for sharing.  My roses have sure been prolific so far this season.  Have a great week!

Posted by Carol Williams, Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager (Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.) over 3 years ago

A perfect photo shot of a perfect bloom. Simply lovely, Roy. BTW--happy anniversary to you and Dolores.

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) over 3 years ago

What  a lovely rose that you have gifted us with nice color - btw our local botanic garden hosts a series of sunset picnic  nights and the first event was in the rose garden.  

Posted by Michele Cadogan 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker - (Fillmore Real Estate 2990 Av U, Bklyn , NY 11229) over 3 years ago

That's a beautiful rose photo. I envy you your walks through Kentlands!

Posted by Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info (Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers) over 3 years ago

So delicate....the best word I can think of to describe this work of nature's art.

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) over 3 years ago

Good morning Roy. Our roses are coming into full bloom, they look pretty amazing. Thanks for sharing the photo.

Posted by Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life (Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709) over 3 years ago

Hi Roy.  Thanks for the rose.  It looks like a real beauty.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) over 3 years ago

Thank you very much for your comments. It is always good to hear from you.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) over 3 years ago

Such a beautiful rose that any woman would enjoy!  You always do such a great job of presenting these flowers as well my friend!

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) over 3 years ago

Thank you for the beautiful photo. I love roses. Have a good day.

Posted by Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel (RE/MAX Centre Realtors) over 3 years ago

Very pretty, Roy. I took some photos of roses with a similar color at a listing I was showing. I couldn't resist. 

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) over 3 years ago

Thanks for the rose Roy, it's beautiful!

Posted by Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX (ULTIMA REAL ESTATE) over 3 years ago

A rose is a gift to every man, woman, and child. It brightens their day. Your photograph is absolutely gorgeous! 

Posted by Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives (DFW FINE PROPERTIES) over 3 years ago

Patricia Feager 

Thanks for your kind words. Life is better when there are flowers to photograph.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) over 3 years ago

Roy Kelley - I agree! Roses need just as much attention as do adults and they love to be photographed too! I'm forever doing the same!

Posted by Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives (DFW FINE PROPERTIES) over 3 years ago

That blossom is an exquisite shade of peach, Roy!  I can't get enough of roses.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) over 3 years ago

That rose is beautiful, we all  thank you.

Posted by Marian Garcia-Stevens, Mortgage Loan Officer Serving KS,MO,CO,IA,WA (United Mortgage NMLS#239814CO#239814WA#CL-239814KS#MC-0001462MO#15-1624) over 3 years ago

The highlight of our Father's Day weekend was a Saturday day trip to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA. 

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) over 3 years ago