There is a Chinese proverb which says, Life begins the day you start a garden. A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust. — Gertrude Jekyll (2011) ‘Wood and Garden’.
In the busy world where people don’t even have the time to greet their own family members. Due to a sudden pandamic attack of a virus the fast forward world has finally stopped. We humans who once had no time with full packed schedules like classes, clubs, jobs, parties, Traveling and a lot of stuffs. Now we are left with an empty schedule and caged in our houses. Which only less than 7.9 percentage people who has their works that they can do from home (IT and BPM industry contributes to India’s GDP and employs around 41lakh professionals). They are millions of people who needs to leave there homes for their livelihood.
A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in – Greek proverb.The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies, but never grows to the enduring happiness that the love of gardening gives – Gertrude Jekyll (2016) ‘Wood and Garden.
Gardening simply does not allow one to be mentally old, because too many hopes and dreams are yet to be realized. When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden.
A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows. – Doug Larson
My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece says Monet. Gardening is how I relax. It’s another form of creating and playing with colors says Oscar de la Rentawn. Gardening is a beautiful art which brings our heart and mind together and bind it with our imaginations and creativity.
One of the hobby that I prefer and suggest others who wish to heal theirs souls. Finally never underestimate the healing power of nature and gardening which makes you feel unique and will make you special.