Saturday, July 16, 2011

Garden Art ~

"The kiss of the sun for pardon, the song of the birds for mirth. One is nearer God's heart in a garden, than anywhere else on Earth." Dorothy Frances Gurney

Mosaic Garden Urn 
Art and Photograph by Sharon L. Plummer
Plum Art Mosaics
Houston, Texas

"No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden." Thomas Jefferson

"If ever a mortal heard the voice of God, it would be in a garden at the cool of the day." F. Frankfort Moore

"I know a place where roses bloom, and the air is fragrant with flowers perfume." Ruth H. Smiley

"Some people like to make a little garden out of life." Jean Anouilh

"Are not flowers the stars of the Earth? And are not our stars the flowers of Heaven?" Clara L. Balfour

"Flowers have a mysterious and subtle influence upon our feelings, not unlike some strains of music." Henry Ward Beecher


Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Beautiful, Cindy! Of course, my favorite photo includes a cat! :-) Enjoy your weekend!...hugs...Debbie

Cindy said...

Thank you, Debbie! Glad you enjoyed it. I agree about the cat photo! : )

Brenda said...

There's nothing more pleasing than a picture of a garden with a cat.

Cindy said...

Amen to that, Brenda! A garden isn't complete without a cat or two :)

French Heart said...

This is just beautiful!! Pictures and words. Very uplifting! Thank you!

Cindy said...

Thank you, Suzanne. So nice to know you enjoyed it!


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