Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration,
motivation, and a pinch
The gardens of Buffa10 were more than lovely, they were inspiring. Narrow alleys are transformed into garden pathways, blighted views into beautiful garden vistas. Buffalo is blooming and it was exciting to experience! Each garden we toured spoke [...]
There are times when silence has the loudest voice.
~ Leroy Brownlow
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Things won are done, joy’s soul lies in the doing.
This is a gardening season has a rallying cry “Rise to the challenge!” The weather has been changeable, unpredictable and just plain odd. The critters are working in tandem a they tour the garden at will and [...]
Life is what happens to you
while you’re busy making other plans.
A garden is a wonderful teacher, especially when it comes to lessons in predictability and planning. Rarely is anything predictable in my garden… one of the things I love most about tending it. There’s the sweet [...]
A weed is but an unloved flower.
~Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Comfrey: invasive perennial or super-garden plant? Maybe a bit of both… though I definitely lean towards the latter. Comfrey is a perennial herb (or to some a “useful weed”) and a member of [...]
The only use of an obstacle is to be overcome.
All that an obstacle does with brave men is,
not to frighten them,but to challenge them.
Every gardener has a plant (or two or three) that pose a challenge to his/her growing skills. [...]
In my garden there is a large place for sentiment.
My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams.
The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers and the dreams are as beautiful.
-Abram L. Urban
Alison Kerr at Loving Nature’s Garden asked in a recent [...]
A lot has changed in the indoor garden this past week. I see something new everyday.
The stevia cuttings have small roots now.
The radicchio has red-tinged leaves.
The onion seedlings are ready to transplant.
The okra is developing a second set of leaves, the peppers their first.
Sage seedlings show their characteristic [...]