Mills, Ted
November 2009
American Rose;2009Annual, p110
The author reflects on the inspiration gained by growing roses. He relates that his interest in rose growing began from the inspiration brought about by a vase of roses in a hospital room. He shares that the girl who helped him harvest roses for a banquet of his alumni association became his wife. He describes the inspiration that the beauty of roses bring to the spectator. He discusses how the beauty of roses are on display in various celebrations.


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