J. D. 8:243-244; President Heber C. Kimball delivered at Willow Creek; June 12, 1860.
We often sing, "This earth was once a garden place," where God our Father dwelt, and took possession and a stand that mankind will take who attain to that honour. . . . When he (Adam) planted the garden, he planted it with seeds he brought with him; and he also brought the animals from the earth he lived upon, where his Father dwelt.
[Quotations Dealing with the Relationship of Our First Earthly Parents to Our Heavenly Parents (1830-1978)]