Tim Lindsay – Rediscover the Robust Fragrance and Allure of Roses from a By-Gone Era
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Rediscover the Robust Fragrance and Allure of Roses from a By-Gone Era
Roses play a significant role in World History, rose cultivation began over 5,000 years ago, most likely in China. For over 1,000 years, roses arrived in western Europe via The Silk Road. In Rome, they were used as confetti at celebration, for medicinal purposes, and as a source of perfume. In the fifteenth century, the conflict in England, between York and Lancaster, was coined “The War of the Roses.” By the seventeenth century English Royalty considered rose water as legal tender.
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