"There are many tired gardeners but I've seldom met old gardeners. I know many elderly gardeners but the majority are young at heart. Gardening simply does not allow one to be mentally old, because too many hopes and dreams are yet to be realized. … [Read more...] about Lovely Thoughts for People Who Grow
In the Garden Online: "I've learned an important lesson about being open-minded: a healthy dose of skepticism is a good thing, but missing out on a good thing because of your own stubbornness is a big mistake. Lesson learned."I appreciated this … [Read more...] about Wisdom In the Garden Online
"People are always asking, "What is the purpose of life?" That's easy. Relieve suffering. Create Beauty. Make Gardens" ~Jan Barker … [Read more...] about Need to Find Purpose?
ST. PATRICK'S BLESSING ON MUNSTER(From the Early Irish)Blessing from the Lord on HighOver Munster fall and lie;To her sons and daughters allChoicest blessing still befall;Fruitful blessing on the soilThat supports her faithful toil.Blessing full of … [Read more...] about St. Patrick’s Blessing
a few quotes to ponder:"A person who undertakes to grow a garden at home, by practices that will preserve rather than exploit the economy of the soil, has his mind precisely against what is wrong with us. . . . What I am saying is that if we apply … [Read more...] about Growing Wise in the Garden
Storm Fear - Robert Frost: Storm Fear by: Robert Frost When the wind works against us in the dark, And pelts with snow The lowest chamber window on the east, And whispers with a sort of stifled bark, The beast, 'Come out! Come out!'-- It … [Read more...] about Robert Frost ‘Storm Fear’
A Christian Garden Joke "One heavenly spring morning, God got into a conversation with St. Francis about lawns. The conversation went something like this....... GOD: St. Francis, you know all about gardens and nature. What in … [Read more...] about St. Francis Joke All About Gardens