Tae Yun Kim’s Life Wisdom in the Garden

Midsummer garden happiness and joy

Dr.  Tae Yun Kim’s garden is the perfect backdrop for her teachings and writings.  Wherever you are in her garden, there is peace, beauty, harmony, meditation and joy. It makes me think about what Dr. Tae Yun Kim wrote in her book, “The Silent... read more

Stargazer flowers – a true story

Dr. Tae Yun Kim’s estate is called Stargazer, and in her garden, she has planted a lot of Stargazer Lilies.  This time of year, her garden is exploding with the beautiful Stargazer flowers, and the strong, sweet scent permeates the air.  She explains why these... read more

Not “just a simple palm tree”

It’s a pretty well-known fact that a palm tree, like any tree, makes a good home for birds.  See Dotty and her youngest baby? But Dr. Tae Yun Kim pointed out more: Good luck clover growing right from the tree!  And even an oak tree is trying to make his home... read more

The Fruits of your labor

When Dr. Tae Yun Kim grew up in Korea, having a garden was a necessity for survival, and not some sort of hobby.  Of course, people weren’t really growing pretty flowers (except perhaps rich people in the city or at the royal court) – they grew food in... read more

A place of meditation and reflection

You know by now that Dr.  Tae Yun Kim loves her garden.  Every inch of it!  It is a place of tranquility, of peace and harmony, of mediation and reflection.  Here is where she wrote the following: “Right now, I set myself free from every thought, feeling, and... read more

Unexpected treasures in the garden

Sometimes you find an area in the garden that, although you pass by every single day and it doesn’t look anything special to you – suddenly you realize how much beauty there is everywhere! I love what Dr. Tae Yun Kim has to say about this: “One way... read more

True Beauty – Roses

Today, let’s take a look at some intensely beautiful roses – and check out what Dr. Tae Yun Kim has to say about beauty and what it is all about: “Beauty – like all other ideas such as love, harmony, peace, unity – is also infinite.  That... read more

Size does not matter (Really!)

A garden provides many things, beauty and serenity, shade, sunshine, wonderful scents, butterflies, hummingbirds and of course, it can provide us with the most delicious homegrown fruits and vegetables. Dr. Tae Yun Kim emphasizes that when you prepare and eat food,... read more