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Garden Hobbies

On the greatness of a garden, and garden-related hobbies.

Spending time in the garden is positively associated with health and wellbeing […]

Spending time in the garden is positively associated with health and wellbeing: Results from a national survey in England – ScienceDirect

A garden is a perfect synthesis of home and nature. Beautiful, exciting, and wild. Yet familiar, contained, and safe. A garden is a place that allows us some control over nature while simultaneously reminding us that it can never be truly controlled.

One is nearer God’s heart in a garden

Than anywhere else on earth.

Dorothy Frances Gurney – God’s Garden

A garden is a perfect place for both solitude and company. A perfect place for both observance and creation.

Nothing is more completely the child of art than a garden.

Walter Scott, “On Landscape Gardening”, The Quarterly Review

The garden is a great setting for hobbies.

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