” . . . we plant a plum in the garden to revel in the beauty inherent in the brevity of life, or we set a rock there to give ourselves a glimmer of hope that there may be in this transient world things that are eternal.”~ Marc Peter Keane, in The Art of Setting StonesHere the temporal loveliness of Azalea blossoms is juxtaposed against the enduring nature of stone wall and boulder.

Thoughtfully shared by Betty HanselmanGardener’s wife

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