Saturday, November 7, 2009

Gardening is ...

Gardening is a labour full of tranquility and satisfaction;

natural and instructive,

and as such,

contributes to the most serious contemplation,

experience, health and longevity.

John Evelyn, 1666

Zone 10 ~ s.e. FL


azplantlady said...

I couldn't agree more! For me, gardening brings a sense of peace because I am face to face with nature, working with it to achieve the beauty it has to offer.

sweet bay said...

A great quote, and very wise.

L. D. Burgus said...

Yes, I like the quote. Your garden scene looks marvelous.

peter said...
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healingmagichands said...

Just as true now as it was four hundred years ago. Lovely picture too.