How We Do Family Devotions - I am a huge proponent of cultivating the practice of family devotions, because I have seen the fruit in my own life as a result of the faithful efforts of ...
Thursday, May 13, 2010
and so it grows... :)
Gardening is an exercise in optimism. Sometimes,
it is a triumph of hope over experience.
- Marina Schinz
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,
Garden: One of a vast number of free outdoor restaurants operated by
charity-minded amateurs in an effort to provide healthful, balanced
meals for insects, birds and animals.
- Henry Beard and Roy McKie, Gardener's Dictionary
It is always exciting to open the door and go out
into the garden for the first time on any day.
- Marion Cran
Gardening is medicine that does not need
a prescription ... And with no limit on dosage.
- Author unknown
It is utterly forbidden to be half-hearted about gardening.
You have got to love your garden, whether you like it or not.
- W.C. Sellar and R.J. Yeatman, Garden Rubbish, 1936
God Almighty first planted a garden; and indeed, it is the
purest of human pleasures. It is the greatest refreshment
to the spirits of man, without which buildings and palaces
are but gross handiworks.
-Frances Bacon, 1625