Garden Tour 2012

Since before Passover, the garden crew has worked hard preparing to present the Israel Prayer Garden to a whole new group of visitors: the people of Denton County, Texas.  Last Saturday, new visitors arrived in a steady stream from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Many people who live within a few miles of the garden said, “We didn’t even know this was here!”  Those of us who are privileged to work in the garden every day felt like proud parents introducing their child to the world.  What a wonderful opportunity it was to share our vision and enthusiasm with the community!

For those of you who are unable to visit the garden in person, I walked through the garden on Thursday morning taking pictures.  Here, then, is what over 300 visitors enjoyed on Saturday during the annual Denton County Master Gardener Tour.

Blessings!

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9 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Bev Smith on May 15, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    Pam! This is just beautiful. Who would have thought that a few years ago this would be possible! Blessings, Bev S.

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  2. Posted by ruthie Young on May 16, 2012 at 1:44 am

    Looking forward to seeing it in person next week at Pentecost! I took some prayer time at Passover. Such a peaceful place. Thank you, Pam, for working with our Creator to create such beauty and a haven against the busyness of the world. Blessings to you!

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  3. Posted by Lee on May 16, 2012 at 1:42 pm

    You are awesome

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  4. Posted by Rebekah on May 17, 2012 at 12:28 am

    Thank you for the post since I can’t be there. I got the pics on my phone, but this is great!!!

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  5. Posted by Sherry on May 17, 2012 at 1:47 am

    Pam and team, I was there at Head of the Year and it was beautiful then. This is absolutely splendid. There has been so much added and all done with wonderful taste. I am sure the Lord is pleased with all your efforts and hard work and so are we. This is breath taking! Sherry

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  6. Posted by Jim Lowe on May 17, 2012 at 2:11 am

    Thank you Pam for sending this, such a blessing for those of us that are too far away to get there physically. Jim Toronto, Canada

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  7. Lovely! I’m coming out to the Dallas (from Virginia) to visit my friend and the one thing I just have to do is drive up and see the GSC, and especially walk through the prayer garden. I feel my spirit leap within me whenever it comes to mind. I’m so excited about what God is doing in Texas!

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  8. Posted by Brenda on May 22, 2012 at 3:02 am

    Thank you so much!!! Love and Blessings to you!

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  9. Posted by Agustina on May 22, 2012 at 9:29 pm

    The garden is an inspiration for me.It encourage me to pray and to think how real is our God.Nature reveals his creative power and love for us. Thanks for the pictures.
    Agustina from Tucumán,Argentina

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