Some problems have no solution. All we can do is to share the pain and ease it a bit with laughter. For instance, whyizzit that:
Roses are so vicious, even to we who wait on them hand and foot!
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So many insects and fungi aim to make a meal of roses that the best way to grow this queen of flowers is to visit the shrub daily, look it over, squish the 6 legged rose eaters and pluck any infected leaves.
Flowers are weak creatures. They are naive. They reassure themselves as best they can. They believe that their thorns are terrible weapons.
- The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint Exupery -
The rose lives up to its beliefs.
- Janet -