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“To create a garden is to search for a better world. In our effort to improve on nature, we are guided by a vision of paradise. Whether the result is a horticultural masterpiece or only a modest vegetable patch, it is based on the expectation of a glorious future. This hope for the future is at the heart of all gardening.”
“Thus, gardening is an exercise in optimism. Sometimes, it is the triumph of hope over experience.”
Marina Schinz, Swiss-born U.S. photographer