TABLE OF CONTENTS
Bandage of Love
Mending a broken heart.
What’s a native garden without a native stump?
SPECIAL! Read this story now!
The Queen’s Garden Gloves
Garden gloves are necessary—at times.
A Lousy Gardener’s Lament
Hey, it’s not my fault!
OK, OK, so it is.
To Peach? Or Not to Peach?
Another epic Mike McGrath misadventure.
An Awesome Tree
The Tamukeyama’s spirit was just too strong to deny.
The Chemical Husband
& The Organic Wife
Will they get along?
Will it cause too much stife?
Stinking Smoke or Heavenly Prayer
Tobacco is a plant of more than one use.
The Gut and the Bat
Sometimes one comes with the other, you know.
Ground of Being
My garden is/was/being/been/be beautiful.
Giving my son an unexpected lesson.
Sometimes it’s the adult who blossoms late.
Give Me My Hummingbirds!
My neighbor has them and I want them back.
Playing the Tomatoes
What my dad always knew.
The Return of Gomer
Part I: The Garden Wedding of Sherlock Jones.
A sign on a summer’s night.
. . . including . . .
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud
was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.