Take time out to stop and smell the roses....

Now that the pruning season is over, we should soon be able to see the results of our prodigious cutting! Some of us are fortunate enough to work in places where there is a profusion of flowers – but we still don’t take enough time out to stop and smell the roses. Literally. Luckily in October month, one can’t help but be assailed by their sweet scent. From one end of the country to the other, and irrespective of whether the roses have been pampered or not, they are all flowering with equal enthusiasm, producing blooms that take one’s breath away. If you’ll excuse the mix up of sensory metaphors. These days, one may wonder about the saying, ‘seeing the world through rose-coloured glasses’, c

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