While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat,
summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease. Genesis 8:22 ESV
Life Lessons from the Garden
All the earth is a garden – full of beauty and decay, untimely ends and new beginnings, promises and possibilities. You are invited to treasure these beautiful reflections on the soul-healing gifts the garden graciously yields, revealing that gardening is more than a hobby — it is a way of life.
As you explore how the garden grows roots, connection, wholeness, and hope, you’ll gain greater perspective on the things that matter most.
IN SEEDTIME AND HARVEST, YOU’LL DISCOVER
HOW THE GARDEN GROWS…
Why tending a gardent helps us feel more grounded, present and aware.
How gardening means sharing the beauty with others, including God’s creatures.
What the many varieties we encounter in the garden can teach us about our potential for growth.
When the lessons learned in the garden all come together, hope can fully bloom in our lives.
GIFTS FOR YOU
Preorder your copy of Seedtime and Harvest and enjoy:
- An expanded guide on how to grow a delightful tea garden — a special treat for tea lovers.
- An exclusive video tour of the Maplehurst garden grounds, hosted by Christie.
Purchase your copy before 3/4/24 and return this form to claim your free gifts.
is a writer and avid gardener. She earned a PhD in English Literature from the University of Chicago and has taught literature and composition at the undergraduate level. Her books include Garden Maker: Growing a Life of Beauty and Wonder with Flowers, Roots and Sky: A Journey Home in Four Seasons, and Placemaker: Cultivating Places of Comfort, Beauty, and Peace. She explores her love of gardening and all things beautiful at her Victorian farmhouse in southeastern Pennsylvania.