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Autumn Garden

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This is one of the gardens at the Chicago Botanic Gardens that is specifically geared for gardeners who are wheelchair bound or have a small space in which to garden.

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Wednesday of Hope - The Risk to Blossom

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was greater than the risk it took to blossom.

– Anais Nin

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A Garden of Light

I once had a garden filled with flowers that grew only on dark thoughts, but they need constant attention and one day I decided I had better things to do.

– Brian Andreas, StoryPeople

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Wednesday of Hope - Hope is with You

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Hope is with you when you believe
The earth is not a dream but living flesh,
That sight, touch, and hearing do not lie, …

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Wednesday of Hope - for the Next Generation


The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope.

– Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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Corpse Flower

Spike, the Corpse Plant just past blooming at the Chicago Botanic Garden. The first year, there was a lot of hype,  but apparently, Spike didn’t have enough energy to bloom. 16 more words

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