Tag: healing gardens

The Best Strawberry-Picking Job

The Best Strawberry-Picking Job

Strawberries are one of my favorite fruits to grow. Even though I live in the Northeast, they're one of the few perennial plants that survive over winter and one of  
The Healing Gardens of Mrs. Dorsey

The Healing Gardens of Mrs. Dorsey

Today’s My Mother’s Garden story is rich with so many emotional ups and downs that it’s hard to decide if it has a happy ending or not. But what I  
Composting as Therapeutic Gardening

Composting as Therapeutic Gardening

I love when people are able to share their most somber therapeutic gardening stories with us. One story I always remember when I’m composting is this piece by Cathie Desjardins  
A Garden of Miracles Celebrated

A Garden of Miracles Celebrated

There are many quotes in today’s piece from Diana Wells dating back as far as 1597 about the premise that what we are cultivating is a garden of miracles in  
A Foul but Funny Gardening Tale

A Foul but Funny Gardening Tale

There are a lot of funny gardening stories I can relate to. Kids picked the tomatoes too early? Been there. Dog tore up 200 freshly planted bulbs? Totally! There was  
A Mother’s Garden

A Mother’s Garden

I can’t claim to know what it’s like to be a mother, but what I do know is that mothers deserve our utmost respect and appreciation. While women are out  
A Healing Garden of One Million Daisies

A Healing Garden of One Million Daisies

It’s no wonder why hospitals and mental health facilities build healing gardens for their patients. There is no such place that can change your mindset so easily than the scent