"Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1844
“Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.” ~ Mark Overby
"What grows in the garden, so lovely and rare? Roses and Dahlias and People grow there."
- A Gardener's Diary, TV Show