America needs to increase it's investment in gardens surrounding crumbly ruins. If we could actually build up some really nice churches and then have the state seize them and let them go to ruin that would actually be great. In the meantime, if you know about any crumbly ruins, let me know.
Roses -- how could anyone smell a rose, and not give thanks to a Creator who is superlative in every way to humans? Everything was given to us freely...and lovingly, and everything was made FOR us by someone who knew what we would love.
These don't have to be 'all singing/all dancing' sometimes a focal point can just be something simple like here where these stone steps have been used to display some matching pots of Echeveria. The important thing is to create beautiful pictures within your garden.