If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water. ~Loren Eiseley, American anthropologist
No garden is complete without water.
Plants thrive on it; people, I’m convinced, thrive near it.
The Chicago Botanic Garden offers a variety of places to enjoy water, whether in fountains, lakes, or falls. Take a look and see:
Can’t you hear the gurgling water?
This would make a nice place to write … or just think.
These plants seem to like bubbling fountains.
How about this l-o-n-g fountain with water timed so it goes high and low?
These lily pads were about the size of a dinner plate!!
Bonsai trees, geese, greenery, and water
You can feel your heart rate slowing, just looking at this blooming lily pad.
My new writing retreat! No, really, it’s a replica of a Japanese emperor’s lakeside hideaway … but I want it!!