a garden must combine the poetic and the mysterious 
with a feeling of serenity and joy.

luis barragan




herbstlicht speichern. und das, was uns bleibt, bevor die zeit wieder friert.

- marianne rieter



it's designed to break your heart. the game begins in the spring, when everything is new again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains comes, it stops, and leaves you to face the fall alone.

- bartlett giamatti



people take pictures of the summer, just in case someone thought
they had missed it, and to prove that it really existed.

- ray davies




what is one to say about june, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.

- gertrude jekyll