Highly recommended to a variety of people groups: gardeners and poets; those who appreciate the writings of William Wordsworth and Henry Thoreau, L.M. Montgomery and Thomas Traherne; naturalists and those who don’t get outside much, but need to; land developers and conservationists.
I am VERY new to gardening, but the trouble I have with root vegetables is that you have to uproot them in order to enjoy the food you’re trying to grow. That feels rather mean to me, after I have spent so much time watering and tending to them— earning their trust, if you will.Continue reading “Promises and Potatoes”
Then side by side their steps align within this earthy tango, Their roots entwine Their offshoots mingle Within this arid tangle. Though nurtured together, Young ‘mary and lavender Sip sweetly, separate scents To each his own (the saying goes) With each its spriggish bent These neighborly herbs grow up and diverge From common ground, yetContinue reading “Concerning their Upbringing “