09 MAY 2012 by ideonexus

 The Life of a Horticulturist

I have always liked horticulturists, people who make their living from orchards and gardens, whose hands are familiar with the feel of the bark, whose eyes are trained to distinguish the different varieties, who have a form memory. Their brains are not forever dealing with vague abstractions; they are satisfied with the romance which the seasons bring with them, and have the patience and fortitude to gamble their lives and fortunes in an industry which requires infinite patience, which raise ...
Folksonomies: botany horticulture
Folksonomies: botany horticulture

A wonderful quote from David Fairchild. Reference unknown.