Sunday in the Garden

I was thinking about the writings of Aldo Leopold as I gardened today...I'll share some quotes, as well as some photos from the garden. “We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with... Continue Reading →

Sunday in the Garden

"The lesson I have thoroughly learnt, and wish to pass on to others, is to know the enduring happiness that the love of a garden gives." -- Gertrude Jekyll This past Sunday was a nearly perfect day in the garden.  The sky was overcast, but the temperature was in the low 70s with negligible humidity;... Continue Reading →

Views of the “Hot Border”

Nora is a huge fan of shockingly vibrant colors, while I prefer much of my garden to be a tad more muted -- predominantly green with mixes of soft purples, pinks, yellows, and whites with the occasional splash of red or bright yellow.  I want to feel relaxed in my garden, not shouted at... When... Continue Reading →

Much Needed Rain

Finally, we're getting some much needed rain today.  It began in the early morning hours and has continued, often heavily, throughout the day.  We should get 1-2" out of this series of storms.  We had a brief interlude between showers, so I ran outside and snapped some photos of the flower gardens.  Just in time it... Continue Reading →

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