Our better nature? Nick Tyldesley digs in

‘Being in harmony with nature expresses notions of balance, respect and natural beauty.’

'During the lockdowns, those fortunate enough to have gardens have been able to focus on these visual delights.' | Photo: by Nikola Jovanovic on Unsplash

This verse from ‘God’s Garden’ by Dorothy Frances Gurney neatly expresses the connection between spirituality and horticulture: ‘The kiss of the sun for pardon / The song of the birds for mirth / One is nearer God’s heart in a garden / than anywhere else on earth’.

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