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
gardening.feeding my soul.oh yes.this is excactly how it feels.and i’m sure most of you are right with me there.
i see beauty there in every aspect :
in digging my hands right in the dirt.in seeing my girls feet and hands in the dirt.in seeing raindrops on the leaves of the vegetables.in seeing differences of growth in one sort of vegetable.in pulling out the vegetables.the list is neverending.beauty that feeds me.in the soul and my body.beauty that goes beyond the first appearance. a lot of beauty described here can’t be recorded or secured with photographs.its something that only the heart and soul can take in.still, i tried to document some of those beauties with photo’s, to remember the beauty i’ve seen in gardening.here’s some of the vegetables we harvested.we’re still waiting for the tomatoes and peppers to ripen.for the carrots and potatoes to ripen and for some more zucchini’s and cabbage/cale to ripen.
and the secret garden bloomed and bloomed and every morning revealed new miracles.
–frances hodgson burnett