How to Give Your Garden More Soul via Houzz


don’t want to start an argument, but that’s inevitable when you talk about the subject of soul, especially in music. Marvin Gaye, of course, had soul. Robin Thicke doesn’t. What’s a soulful garden? It’s expressive of you and your family. It’s authentic, sincere, personal, deeply felt, of the moment — I’m happy with a definition that says you know soul when you see it.

In a garden, blooming chrysanthemums bought from Safeway in March aren’t soulful. But a tree planted to celebrate the birth of a child is. Why add soulful touches to your garden? Mainly because that will help you and your family feel much more at home there.

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