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There are Roses , and Then there are Flowers

 

July 24, 2019

Georgia Baxter's rose garden.

Georgia Baxter says, "there are roses, and then there are flowers." I drove past her home and noticed she had a beautiful rose garden. She informed me she has 50 different roses. She doesn't remember when she started loving roses, but some of her roses are 30 years old, so at least 30 years. Her mother didn't like flowers, but "my gramma loved flowers." Her gramma didn't have any roses, however.

Out of the 50 roses, her favorite rose is called the "Veterans Honor." It is a vivid red, her favorite red, and it will keep in the house for a couple of weeks. "It doesn't have much smell...



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