Bezawit Mehari-Botanic Garden Hike

“You can find joy everywhere if you only look close enough”

“Mountains complement desert

as desert complements city,

as wilderness complements and completes civilization”

“The Green matter of plants……We propose to give the name of chlorophyll”

“Plants are like people: they are all different and a little bit strange.”

“My escape is to just get in a boat and disappear on the water”

“If you’ve never experienced joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden”

“We travel not to escape life……but for life not to escape us”

“I grow plants for many reasons: to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge

my patience , for novelty, or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow”


“Green is the prime color of the world and that from which it’s loveliness arises.”

“Advice from a Cactus;

get plenty of sunshine, accentuate

your strong points, be patient through the dry spells,

conserve your resources, wait for you time to bloom,

and stay sharp”




“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later”

“Rare Plants Are

Rare Because

They’ve Got Strange



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