Psalm 23 Garden

Sarah Eberle’s Psalm 23 Garden is a garden for our time, a garden for a pandemic. The famous psalm speaks of God’s presence with us in all moments of life. Sarah’s garden, designed for Bible Society, takes us on a journey through the psalm to a restful destination. We hope it will resonate with you, and that you’ll be inspired to create your own Psalm 23 community garden.

Hazel’s blog: the last days of planting​

It’s a typical September day, thick fog followed by hot sunshine. A breeze creates ripples on the pool of the Psalm 23 Garden. Around it, the planting is being summoned into being. It is hard to believe that this little place hasn’t been here forever. It exudes permanence, solidity, peace.

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How you can get involved

After a long, isolated year, why not come back together by creating a community garden on the theme of Psalm 23? You’ll be creating a beautiful place for everyone (and wildlife) and have the chance to reflect on the psalm. You can do this anywhere. You don’t even need a garden, though it helps.

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The coronavirus and Psalm 23

Psalm 23 is a lovely song of faith and trust – but it's also tailor-made for times like this, when we're facing the Covid-19 pandemic.

One of the great things about Psalm 23 is the way it captures not just the times of blessing we go through – those green pastures and quiet waters – but the times of pain. 

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Julie's story​

'I was shielding because of health issues. I found it hard. On my first time out of the house, I came to see the garden. I walked round the corner of the building and saw the garden for the first time, and it overwhelmed me. I was blown away by it...'

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