TABLE OF CONTENTS
Of Wheelchairs and Hoses
You think hose hassles drive YOU crazy?
Brown Paper Bag
The gift from my dear old uncle’s garden.
Actually, truck IN the garden!
What I learned about gardening the day my back gave out.
SPECIAL! Read this story now!
Of Daisies, Fibonacci, and Fish Ice Cream
Gardening and math DO go together.
Return of the Garden Cat
Life in the garden—from the feline’s point of view.
The Year I Learned to Can
Boiling beans into the wee, wee hours.
The tale of a cherished cherry tree.
The Monkey Garden
The moment a girl’s life changed.
Two Trees Walk into a Bar . . . .
It’s summer! Time for Mike McGrath’s
hysterical Christmas Tree story!
Eat It or Admire It?
Should gardens be pretty, practical—or both?
A historical perspective.
Sad Pansy Faces
How Granny used a flower to stop my sister’s (and my) crying.
For the brother I never knew.
Nana and the Bunny
The day I saw the other side of my grandmother.
A Benedictine hermit asks God to uphold her
—when the Japanese beetles invade.
. . . including . . .