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Re: Labryinth gardens

Melody, here are a couple websites if you haven't already found them.  The
local (Albany, CA) Episcopal Church has a labyrinth made out of brick in
their patio.  This is the kind that is just flat on the surface and you walk
toward the center.
    I believe some mazes / labyrinths using plant material have been created
in the past few years but you are right that it is quite time-consuming and
high maintenance.  I think laying out a brick one would be challenge enough!
    I still remember the maze at the Washington Cathedral where I was taken
as a child.  I believe that one was planted in box, and the herby smell in
the sun was wonderful.
--Barbara Tandy, California


----- Original Message -----
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, February 28, 2003 1:42 AM
Subject: [CHAT] Labryinth gardens

> Dear all: Have missed you guys the past couple of days...for some
> strange reason, I missed about two days worth of messages...nothing came
> in from the list and nothing I sent to the list made it...it was
> miserable...like Auralie, I've missed you guys. Now, I've got a
> question...does anyone have any kind of experience with labryinth
> gardens? They are a type of meditative walking maze and our parish
> priest would like to talk about incorporating this into the garden we
> are planning but from what I've seen in my beginning research, they look
> pretty complicated and very high maintenance...just need some thoughts.
> Also, for those of you who have expressed an interest...my book was
> rejected by the London publisher, so I guess I get to try again
> elsewhere. Ooh...I've never taken rejection well--too many abandonment
> issues buried deep in my psyche, I guess-- so this should be a good life
> lesson, huh???
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
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