A mural ornamenting a row of neighborhood garden plots in east Madison, Wisconsin.
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A green delight the wounded mind endears/ After the hustling world is broken off.
-- John Clare, from "Solitude"
Methinks my own soul must be a bright invisible green.
-- Henry David Thoreau
A garden is not a picture, but a language, which is of course the major art of life.
-- Henry Mitchell, The Essential Earthman
A garden is a lovesome thing, God wot!
-- Thomas Edward Brown, from "My Garden"
If this garden is not Paradise, then why like Paradise,/ Does it create happiness through its inner life?
-- Saba (Fath Ali Khan), from "A King's Garden World"
I have a certificate in Landscape Design from George Washington University. I’m also a State Department Foreign Service spouse and have lived and made gardens in five countries in Africa and in the Washington, D.C., area.
I currently live in Germany.
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