A Biblical Garden

It may not be paradise, but…: We enjoy the benefits of a hot climate.  On our morning walk, Terri and I pass fig trees, passiflora (passion fruit), olive trees, dates, and more. This morning, I scoop up one ripe passiflora and one ripe fig.  Lovely.  You can’t do that if you live in Michigan!

There is a lovely hike in Nahal Amud that includes a small bustan (planted garden). It has been lovingly filled with all manner of fruits and herbs that were mentioned in the bible, including figs, dates, pomegranates, grapes, and more.

One response to “A Biblical Garden

  1. We do have blueberries, huckleberries and morel mushrooms you can pick here in Michigan. And it seems like people in your area have run into trouble picking fruit in the distant past. Least that’s what I read in the Bible.

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