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  • A garden really lives only insofar as it is an expression of faith, the embodiment of a hope and a song of praise.
    (Russell Page)

  • 'Green fingers' are a fact, and a mystery only to the unpracticed. But green fingers are the extensions of a verdant heart. A good garden cannot be made by somebody who has not developed the capacity to know and love growing things.
    (Russell Page)

  • Green fingers are the extension of a verdant heart.
    (Russell Page)

  • A discerning eye needs only a hint, and understatement leaves the imagination free to build its own elaborations.
    (Russell Page)

  • There are few gardens that can be left alone. A few years of neglect and only the skeleton of a garden can be traced. ... Japanese artists working with a few stones and sand four hundred years ago achieved strangely lasting compositions. However there, too, but for the hands that have piously raked the white sand into patterns and controlled the spread of moss and lichens, little would remain.
    (Russell Page)


  • You'll never have a garden - a garden needs walls and you have no walls.
    (Russell Page)

  • A handful of men working within the Zen sect of Buddhism created gardens in fifteenth-century Japan which were, and still are, far more than merely an aesthetic expression. And what is left of the earlier Mogul gardens in India suggests that their makers were acquainted with what lay behind the flowering of the Sufi movement in High Asia and so sought to add further dimensions to their garden scenes.
    (Russell Page)


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