quinta-feira, 27 de fevereiro de 2014


Gardeners seem to have a particularly deep-rooted sense of the beautiful which swings from the spiritual to the sensual and all degrees in-between. We are enraptured by a flower, catch our breath when we hear the song of a bird or see a butterfly or a rainbow. There is a feeling of ecstasy in the soft kiss of a breeze carrying fragrances in mysterious blends that cannot be described or forgotten. This aesthetic communication between gardener and garden is an integral part of total gardening, yet I believe that the ultimate heights are reached only by making excursions into creativity.

É desta forma, pouco comum em livros de jardinagem, que Florence Bellis no seu "Gardening and Beyond" começa a contar a fascinante história de Barnwaven...

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