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Speaking with Earth Spirits in a November Garden

Sweet gum tree in NovemberDeep down, in the warmth of the fecund earth,the spirits sing songs of life.Christmas Ferns stay green in NovemberHoping we hear, they inhale and exhale along with the seasons.Crabapple in my garden in NovemberNow, in t...
by serenity in the garden on Nov 22, 2015

Seeking Enchantment in the Garden

Photo by Jan Meissner The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.~ George Bernard ShawWe now no longer see the natural world as something to be tamed or conquered but, rather, as something to be revered.HGTV photoAnd we...
by serenity in the garden on Apr 29, 2015

My book is out! Thoughts on this fateful occasion...

My book has shipped from Amazon and yesterday was the first day people received it! I have to admit that I am ecstatic. It has taken me eight years to write this book and get it published.  I have met and surmounted all the obstacles. I am...
by serenity in the garden on Apr 2, 2014

My garden's guardian angels

Twins... moulded in the same vein...Sit cheek by jowl adorning the old wall.They see all seasons... through rain, sunbeams and the occasional hail.The guardians of my gardenSilently oversee all that lives and grows... planted or otherw...
by Postcard Pictures on Mar 1, 2014

The Magic of Tree Groves

photo by Steve Deligan Waldeinsamkeit is one of those untranslatable German words that means “the feeling of being alone in the woods.” It is a lovely sentiment, meant to convey the sweet solitude of being alone with your thoughts amidst an...
by serenity in the garden on Jan 22, 2014

Pleasure Garden

Thoughts about our garden.“We desire,” the Emporer dictated, “that in the garden there should be all kinds of plants.”  Charlemagne the GreatI do a lot of writing about gardens, but our own personal garden has never been the subject of t...
by green garden on Aug 27, 2013

The Garden in October

October is one of my favorite times in the garden.   The weather is pleasant and I find myself less manic than in spring.  I enjoy the garden more now.  As the plants prepare for dormancy, there is simply less for me to do.  I’l...
by green garden on Aug 27, 2013

Mud, Glorious Mud

photo by Danielle Donders   It is a rainy spring where I live. Rain and more rain. Days of rain with intermittent breaks of sun.   So when life gives you raindrops....   You make...   photo from this blog (click here)...
by serenity in the garden on May 29, 2013

Growing Culinary Herbs: Now on Kindle

Whew! My new book is ready to download instantly from Kindle. Seems like 3 months of research, writing, re-writing and brain-freeze (at times) has paid off. “Growing Culinary Herbs” has been a labor of love for me. I’ve grown herbs...
by Through Nana's Garden Gate on May 27, 2013

Seed Types – How to Understand the Seed Catalog Terminology

The seed catalogs are starting to arrive in the mailbox, giving us a glimpse of spring to come. As gardeners, these are our winter dream books. They give us information about seed types as well as glossy photos of the vegetables, herbs and ornamental...
by Through Nana's Garden Gate on Dec 15, 2010

10 Best Holiday Gifts for Gardeners

Surfing around on the internet this week, looking for gift ideas for my gardening friends, I found this interesting article that gave 10 great ideas that any gardener would love. So, I’ve posted it here for you to check out for yourself. And I&...
by Through Nana's Garden Gate on Dec 11, 2010


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