TABLE OF CONTENTS
My Gardening Barbie
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The Tale of the Birdfeeder
A parable. No, a saga. No, no, a tragedy.
“Like a Watered Garden”
A theologian meditates on the connections
between gardening and Christ.
A young girl, a little bird, and the ’99 drought.
Why Men Don’t Garden
Want to know why? I’ll tell you why.
A Waste of Time
What nongardeners don’t understand.
Dazzled by Daylilies
A plant with names as enchanting as its blooms.
Savoring a scarce and precious fruit.
And how they take me back through the year.
How Dry WAS It?
So dry the mice were hunchbacked (except in Mike McGrath’s garden)!
Winter Bulbs, Spring Hope
On her knees, a gardener plants more
A Florid Affair
Taking up with orchids.
. . . including . . .
with a thrust of purest steel
you pierce last year’s leaves.