May 3, 2013

Spring Blossoms!

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"Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems."
Rainer Maria Rilke

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"The spring came suddenly, bursting upon the world as a child bursts into a room,
with a laugh and a shout and hands full of flowers."
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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   "The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses."
Hanna Rion

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"The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks."
Tennessee Williams

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"Give me odorous at sunrise, a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed."
Walt Whitman

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 "The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature.
To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul."
Alfred Austin

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"To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat."
Beverly Nichols

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"Coffee. Garden. Coffee. Does a good morning need anything else?"
Betsy Canas

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 "The flower that follows the sun does so even in cloudy days."
Robert Leighton

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"A garden must combine the poetic and the mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy."
Luis Barragan

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"If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn."
Andrew Mason

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 "The grass withers, the flowers fade, but the word of our God stands forever."
Isaiah 40:8

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