"[Gardening] connects you with what is outside yourself like few other activities, and that is the secret of happiness."
Diana Athill, writer, in a wonderful article about the lure of gardening for various writers.
I came home last night after being away for most of the last two weeks on photo shoots. Today is a bright sunny day and I spent an hour working on a client's garden, mostly pruning and clearing dead branches to make way for spring planting. Spring can't come soon enough.