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Marina Schinz

  • 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

(1945)