After responding to offer from Allsop Inc. to use and review one of their garden products for free, I chose and received a box of Write + Erase Plant Tags in the mail. Upon opening the mailing envelope I immediately liked the gift box packaging. Not only is it attractive, it’s easily re-used to store [...]
Did you ever stop to taste a carrot?
Not just eat it, but taste it?
You can’t taste the beauty and energy of the earth in a Twinkie.
Pollination. It’s how plants produce fruit. Well, partly. Plant reproduction is a cycle. When a seed is sown it [...]
The richness I achieve comes from Nature,
the source of my inspiration.
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Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing,
wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating;
there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
Finally, things feel as though they are back in order. A week of [...]
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea;
but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
Many gardeners wake to greet each day with a hot cup of coffee. If you are among those numbers, good news! You can enjoy your coffee twice [...]
“If you talk to the animals
They will talk to you
and you will know each other.
If you do not talk to them,
You will not know them,
And what you do not know
You will fear.
What one fears one destroys.”
- Chief Dan George
I am a gardener not a wildlife expert. Yesterday, when our [...]
I thank you God for this most amazing day,
for the leaping greenly spirits of trees,
and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural,
which is infinite, which is yes.
Earth Day 2010. A day to celebrate our planet and reflect on ways [...]
The fountain is my speech.
The tulips are my speech.
The grass and trees are my speech.
~George T. Delacorte
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No two gardens are the same.
No two days are the same in one garden.
After a season of building the garden soil and months nurturing tender green seedlings from early indoor-sown seeds, it’s time again to plant in the spring garden. Size and [...]
A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill
except for learning how to grow in rows.
Organic gardening is a process of learning to work in cooperation with your soil and plants. In time and with patient observation, we can learn to [...]