The sign read simply, “if you want to be happy all of your life, plant a garden.”
It is a beautiful faded denim blue and hangs just under the peak of her garden shed. It caught my eye, and made me regret not bringing my camera.
And then my attention was taken by the lush growth of the flowering shrubs just begging to burst into bloom. The 20 foot plus Katsura tree we had transplanted from a pot in my garden, to her garden wove it’s branches in the breeze, as if waving to us. Among it’s friends were the curly willow, and the Korean Spruce I had asked her to foster forever. All have grown larger, and look so healthy.
My friends garden is such a happy place, where bulbs bloom, and the birds scatter seed throughout the tree branches. I love it.
And I know that true happiness is yours when you plant a garden. She has proven it.
Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams