Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Tuesday Tidings-It Starts with a Seed



It starts with a seed.



When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with its fall, but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze.
-Thomas Carlyle








He that plants trees loves others besides himself.
-English Proverb 



Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.
-Sir Winston Churchill




Today I have grown taller from walking with the trees.
-Karl Baker



If you would know strength and patience,
welcome the company of trees.
-Hal Borland



It is not much for its beauty that makes a claim
upon men's hearts, as for that subtle, something,
that quality of air that emanates from old trees,
that so wonderfully changes
and renews a weary spirit.
-Robert Louis Stevenson



The greatest achievements were at first and for a time dreams.
The oak sleeps in the acorn.
-James Allen




The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson 



Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you... while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.
-John Muir
 

Here are some natives you might want to add
 to your Florida yard:





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