Even in the Midwest, centers for creating ceramics were established, inspired by the 19th century Arts and Crafts Movement.
The rose has been a recurring literary theme since the thirteenth century as a symbol of love. However, giving roses for Valentine's Day is a modern tradition.
The globalization of so many flowering plants is awe-inspiring and they now act as if they are natives in their adopted lands.
Vita Sackville-West's luxuriant plantings create a setting of decadence and romance at the garden of Sissinghurst Castle.