Favorite Place

This week, share an image of your happy place, a secret spot you love, or a faraway location you return to again and again.

There is a garden I never failed to visit each year. It is called The Gardens Of Appeltern in The Netherlands. With over 200 show gardens in 200 acres of grounds, it is difficult not to find something to inspire anyone no matter what one’s personal taste might be. The place is teeming with ideas! There is even an island with room for children to play. It gives them something to escape and explore. And for us adults, gardeners or not, there is something new and different to experience and discover around every corner. But what I like the most is the peacefulness, the serenity that the place gives me. It is possible here to be alone amidst other visitors because there is always some quiet corner you can retreat to if you need to be on your own for a while. I love the place. I love their motto. 

“A garden should be one of the pleasures that make life more comfortable, a place where you can relax, work, play, be together with others and enjoy all the good and healthy things in life. A garden is one of the prime necessities of life, a place where you will be happy to spend your time.”

8 thoughts on “Favorite Place”

      1. It will be interesting to see if he enjoys it. He doesn’t reply to most comments, which is missing out on one part of blogging but that takes me back to when I first started. I had not thought about getting comments and was baffled how to reply to them. I still am baffled sometimes!

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      2. Likewise. Someone a long time ago advised me to better start answering comments if I am planning to stay blogging. Your sweetheart no doubt will find his way around. He got you as an example after all.

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