Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Italian Cypress

Until I visited France, I had no idea what I was missing! As many of you know......I go on and on about France.....but I love it! The beautiful Italian Cypress trees are everywhere in France, in villages and the countryside used in landscaping and growing naturally. This week I am visiting Austin, Texas where one of my dear daughters lives for my fourth visit to this area. Italian Cypress are found, it seems, everywhere here....... used in landscapes and parks! Very, very beautiful. When I am back home, I plan to plant a few in our yard! The pictures below give you an idea of how they can be incorporated into your landscaping. The first four photos I took in France and the last one also in St. Remy de Provence! The others I found on the Internet and liked the way they were used! Whether standing alone or in a line they seem to really make a perfect statement!

"And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good!" Genesis1:11. God prepared this wonderful world for us to live in long before we had the privilege to enjoy living here! The beauty of the natural world whether it is found in the flowers growing wildly, the fruit from the trees, or the herbs of the fields.....God gave us these natural blessings. We must and should teach our children and future generations the joys of taking the time to grow fruits and vegetables and eat properly foods in their most natural state. Be blessed today my friends....the earth is full of the glory and goodness of the Lord!