(2) Lush growth in the garden may symbolize (a promise of) personal growth.
(3) A pool or fountain in the garden may symbolize a source of (new’) life in your psyche; or the pure uncontaminated life of the person who is true to himself or herself, who has not exchanged the truth of himself or herself for a false persona (for persona). See also Fountain, Water.
(4) Any disorder in the garden will probably represent your owrn disordered psyche - weeds instead of flow ers, decay instead of growth. Have you been pursuing weong aims to the neglect of your true self, your ‘destiny5?... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
If it is rectangular, it shows a hierarchical structure based on a leader, who is usually on one side or in the middle. Your position indicates where you are on the ladder. However, if the table is round, it means that all those who sit around it have the same rank. But apart from indicating your “status,” the table can also mean other things. What is on it refers to what will soon enter your life. Thus, if it is filled with delicacies, the dream predicts prosperity; if it is empty, problems at home; and finally, if no one has sat around, it suggests that you need to feel more closer to your family.
The table predicts domestic comfort and happiness in the marital relationship.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
‘In the dream I was in this meadow. Suddenly I discovered a dark, rectangular, stone-lined hole in the ground. I had never seen it before. I ran forward curiously and peered down into it. Then I saw a stone stairway leading down. Hesitantly and fearfully, I descended. At the bottom was a doorway with a round arch, closed off by a green curtain. It was a big, heavy curtain of worked stuff like brocade, and it looked very sumptuous. Curious to see what might be hidden behind, I pushed it aside. I saw before me in the dim light a rectangular chamber about thirty feet long. The ceiling was arched and of hewn stone. The floor was laid with flagstones, and in the center a red carpet ran from the entrance to a low platform. On this platform stood a wonderfully rich golden throne. I am not certain, but perhaps a red cushion lay on the seat. It was a magnificent throne, a real king’s throne in a fairy tale. Something was standing on it which I thought at first was a tree trunk twelve to fifteen feet high and about one and a half to two feet thick. It was a huge thing, reaching almost to the ceiling. But it was of a curious composition: it was made of skin and naked flesh, and on top there was something like a rounded head with no face and no hair. On the very top of the head was a single eye, gazing motionlessly upward.
It was fairly light in the room, although there were no windows and no apparent source of light. Above the head, however, was an aura of brightness. The thing did not move, yet I had the feeling that it might at any moment crawl off the throne like a worm and creep toward me. I was paralyzed with terror. At that moment I heard from outside and above me my mother’s voice. She called out, “Yes, just look at him.
That is the man-eater!” That intensified my terror still more, and I awoke sweating and scared to death…
Later in his life Jung wrote the following about his reaction to this childhood dream. ‘From then on I always felt mistrustful when the word “love” was spoken. The feeling I associated with “woman” was for a long time of innate unreliability. Father on the other hand meant reliability and powerlessness.’... The Element Encyclopedia