Spring. The first rays of intense sunlight reach your garden lawn. The flower beds are still cold, lying dormant during the long winter, after just a few weeks with the sun's love and your passionate touch.
Spending time in the garden is better than any therapy; nature is the best medicine, and the park is nature in condensed form. Besides being beneficial to your health and well-being, gardening is very much cultural work.
The different flowers and trees you plant have rich cultural histories telling tales of exploration and obsession. The plants were used for medicinal purposes and had served as remedies for aches and pains for thousands of years.
Flowers are more than things of beauty or medicine for ailments; they combine all things mentioned. Gardening is like church visits; you contact your soul when you work the soil.
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