Skip to comments.Springtime in an English garden – “To cultivate a garden is to walk with God”
Posted on 03/23/2011 7:51:24 AM PDT by sussex
It is remarkable that since Nymans Garden was created in 1890 it has seen only three Head Gardeners: James Comber from 1895-1953; Cecil Nice, who began working at Nymans in 1924 and succeeded James Comber as Head Gardener in 1953; and currently David Masters, who took over when Cecil retired in 1980.
Who cannot envy those three men for as we walked around those beautiful grounds we felt certain that Christian Bovee was right when he said to cultivate a garden is to walk with God
(Excerpt) Read more at theagedp.com ...
The kiss of the Sun for pardon
The song of the birds for mirth
One's closer to God in a garden
Than any place else on earth.
“There will be growth in the spring!”
While going through a difficult period this fall I was in no mood to plant the bulbs I had purchased. At the urging of my friend to “just get out there and plant them” I put them in the ground. I’m so very happy I did because they are blooming!
I feel hopeful today.
I have synthetic turf, so I guess I walk with Xenu.
Thank you so much for that soothing and spirit-lifting post.
And He walks with me, and He talks with me,
And He tells me I am His own;
And the joy we share as we tarry there,
None other has ever known.
And I must say England has been looking decidedly lovely this past few days.
I am of the firmest conviction that on a sunny spring day, there is no country that can parallel it’s beauty.
Zero should have something like that installed in the Oval Office, complete with a few cups, to practice his short game.
Amen to that!
Does it come with a DVD of bird song? :)
Me too. The general extreme scarcity of sunny spring days adds to the beauty too, by providing a very obvious contrast :)
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