The earth is the gardener s canvas the arrangement, care, and cultivation of all the elements in the garden constitute the gardener s medium, the gardener s art form All art begins with inspiration, the breathing in of ideas, visions, and energy from the Master Creator of the universe When we come to the garden, we offer our talents and present our willingness to engage in this hard but satisfying work Then we wait in expectation for that inspiration for how we should garden, and how we should live Based on wisdom learned while cultivating her own garden, Garden Graces is Janice Elsheimer s hope and help for growing things Filled with practical insights, reliable gardening information, and Bible based truths, this resource will offer readers gardening tips alongside metaphors for life that will help them cultivate their gardens and their spiritual journey.For those who find themselves pursuing the perfect bulb or pulling the persistent weed, Elsheimer s charm and grace in the garden will help you recognize that nowhere else do we experience the oneness between the Creator and creation as intimately as we do in the garden....
|Title||:||Garden Graces: The Wisdom in Growing Things|
|Publisher||:||Beacon Hill Press March 1, 2010|
|Number of Pages||:||160 pages|
|File Size||:||878 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Garden Graces: The Wisdom in Growing Things Reviews
Although I love a great garden and all its fresh produce, a gardener I am not. I confess. I like watching my husband and kids prepare the soil, plant, and water; and then, when all those wonderful vegetables and herbs are ready for gathering, I join in. So when I started reading Janice's book, I didn't pick it up for the wisdom in growing things (although I did learn a lot about gardening); I picked it up because I know Janice is a great writer and I wanted to read her stuff.
Janice Elsheimer's book, Garden Graces gave me insight into the gardener-artist. Not only did the book share helpful gardening instruction but it inspired me to be that garden-artist with my few plants and especially in my life. Also, as a grandmother, I was encouraged to pass along my artistry to my grandchildren (mainly as a cook, but