Often the prickly thorn produces tender roses
The gardens that make us happiest flourish because we have taken the time to make sure they feed our souls and fill a special place in our lives.
Sometimes you have to think about what you really want from your garden, once the beds are laid out and the rose bushes planted.
- Lindley Karstens
flowers are not made by singing "Oh, how beautiful," and sitting in the shade.
- Rudyard Kipling
I didn't know what narcissism was until I beheld my own narcissus.
- Charles Kuralt