Horticulture

Zeitgeist

zeit·geist /ˈtsītˌɡīst,ˈzītˌɡīst/ noun – the defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time. As the full moon ascends into the sky we are welcomed into a new year. The new year often symbolizes a time of renewal and for many a fresh start, a beginning […]

A sampling of thoughts – Short stories from the harvest

“Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.”  – Paulo Coelho So where am I at in this local journey? Well I am 25 weeks and 5 days in, so almost exactly half way. […]

Full Blue Moon Reflection

Often we forgot to be patient but the garden reminds us that some things you cannot rush and the best things are always worth waiting for. I can vouch for that as I just pulled my first eggplant from the garden this morning. It was such an exciting surprise to find a nice ripe eggplant […]

The Therapeutic Nature of the Garden

When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden. – Minnie Aumonier The clouds have temporarily retreated allowing us the perfect view of tonight’s first quarter moon. For those of you who have been watching the sky over the past couple evenings you would have noticed it slowly taking shape […]

Urban Gardening

An Evening of outdoor gardening was the kick in the butt I needed to get me back on track with my writing.  I apologize for my long hiatus – I missed the first quarter moon and the gorgeous full moon that just passed but I made it back in time for the last quarter moon. […]