Summer Reading…

Summer Reading…

 “A book is like a garden, carried in your pocket.”      Chinese Proverb Earlier this season I was building a client’s container garden in a lovely courtyard with many pots. Arranging the plants within them is a fun project I look forward to every...
Earth Day…The Greenest Day of All…

Earth Day…The Greenest Day of All…

Dry conditions prevail which is troublesome this early in the season when the garden should be having its greenest days. The rain gauge in the garden registers only about eight and an half inches of precipitation year-to-date, a far cry from where it ought to be for...
I Cannot Tell a Lie…

I Cannot Tell a Lie…

I felt crestfallen when I learned the story of Geo.W(ashington) and the cherry tree was a myth. But like many a good story, it is founded in a piece of truth. The “foundation”  of young George’s story is that the society of his time valued...
Brief History of Gardening…

Brief History of Gardening…

Last week I wrote about paths; this week I will tell a tale about a trail. Monday, Sister Mary and I spoke about appropriate word choice. I asked, “When Adam and Eve left the Garden of Eden, were they “exiled” or “expelled?” Sister Mary...
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