â€œA rose is an argument. It proclaims the triumph of beauty over brutality, of gentleness over violence, of the ephemeral over the lasting, and of the universal over the particular. The same rose bursts into bloom on the North Cape and in the Sahara Desert.â€ ~ Alain Meilland
‘The Rose Garden of Fukushima’ by Maya Moore has been awarded it’s 2018 literary award by the World Federation of Roses for 2018 as a work of art and historical relevance.
Contrary to ancient edicts to plow under roses for crops we plowed under the crops to put in the Jackson & Perkins trial rose garden, while we can’t eat them they create ambience for wine & rose tours ~ Susan Fox
“Planting a Memorial Rose Garden can give us a place to honor & remember those made immortal by giving their life for patriotism and love of country.”
“A philanthropist seeks to promote the welfare of others by giving their time & money to good causes. Margie Clayman is the quintessential philanthropist.” ~ Susan Fox