Pecan Grove Garden Club began in 1949 and it was
named for the Pecan trees that grew in its area of membership. Later the boundaries of the Club expanded to encompass
members throughout the entire Yuma area.
The word ‘rose’ with all its lovely connotations
has no known meaning. But, the rose is a rose. In English, French, German, Danish and Norwegian, it is ‘Rose.’
In Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian, it is ‘Rosa.’
From the shape of the flower, we have the word ‘rosette.’
Rosary beads originally represented the Virgin’s crown of roses, or ‘rosarium,’ as her garland was called
in Medieval Latin.