Saturday, August 20, 2011

More on restraint and looseness...

The English Garden at Stan Hywet.   More photos from our recent visit to come.
Every garden makes a philosophical statement about the relationship between art and control on the one hand and nature and wildness on the other.

~Noel Kingsbury in his introduction to Designing with Plants by Piet Oudolf

2 comments:

  1. And finding that balance a gardener makes :-)

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  2. Mine is a little wild lately. I think I need to exercise some control. Great quote and photo!

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