Tag: gardener

Never Turn Away Volunteer Plants

Never Turn Away Volunteer Plants

Have you ever left your garden unattended to go on a quick getaway by yourself, with your friends, or with your family? Maybe you want to be spontaneous and go  
Folk Tales from the Garden

Folk Tales from the Garden

Do you know or love any folk tales from the garden? I've always loved folk tales, but reaching back, I'm not sure I can remember one that's quite so gardening-centric  
Plants are People, Too

Plants are People, Too

Plants are people too, you know! I mean, maybe not exactly. I've never heard one talk, though maybe their mouths are just so tiny we can't hear them. What I  
When There are Ducks in the Garden

When There are Ducks in the Garden

Ducks in the garden? That's not a common problem, I'd think. But then again, if you have a pond or lake near your garden, why wouldn't it be? Ducks like  
Garden Rescues Gone Right

Garden Rescues Gone Right

Let's talk about the life and times of garden abandonment and garden rescues. See, there comes a time in the life of a garden when you need to take a  
Gardening with Kids is a Blessing

Gardening with Kids is a Blessing

I like to think that I've done my job as a gardener to at least inspire curiosity in my daughter about gardening. Gardening with kids isn't always pretty, but it's  
Digging Up Gardening Humor in Manure

Digging Up Gardening Humor in Manure

Cow dung, also known as cow pies or cow manure, is the holy grail ingredient on the farm where the biggest gardens are grown. It's also packed and shipped off  
The Secret Garden Was Real!

The Secret Garden Was Real!

My daughter, at the ripe age of almost 5, has just started getting into longer chapter stories before bed, and when we were at the bookstore a few weeks ago,