I know the lands are lit
With all the autumn blaze of Goldenrod.
~Helen Hunt Jackson, Asters and Goldenrod
Today’s damp autumn weather has kept me indoors tending to the chores I left unfinished the moment spring’s first breath was upon the garden. It’s been [...]
Autumn to winter, winter into spring,
Spring into summer, summer into fall,
So rolls the changing year, and so we change;
Motion so swift, we know not that we move.
~Dinah Maria Mulock
We say it every summer, where did the time go?! The long [...]
“When one tugs at a single thing in Nature,
he finds it hitched to the rest of the Universe.”
I’ve recently been invited to join a group of gardeners on a new adventure at beautifulwildlifegarden.com, a site dedicated to “re-defining beautiful” in the garden. Why would a vegetable gardener join [...]
“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 [...]