“Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.” May Sarton
On March 17, 2020, British Columbia declared a public health emergency in the province. That was the day we entered into what I have come to think of as the time of solitude and social isolation.
It has been four months now. While we continue to be on alert, we are learning how to live in a new reality that requires care in the way we conduct our daily routines.
This week, the North Vancouver Park & Tilford Gardens slowly opened its gates for people to meander through the garden. There are areas still closed to the public, but the gardening team welcomed us with blue arrows to mark the path and instructions on how to keep safe. I wanted to share the moment when I first stepped through those open gates.
Join me as we head into Park & Tilford Gardens. I am grateful for your company.