Tag: joy of gardening

A Spring Garden Poem About Growing Candy

A Spring Garden Poem About Growing Candy

Candy probably isn't what comes to mind when you think about a Spring garden poem. Daffodils? Tulips? Clover? Sure. But candy? Not so much. For that matter, what does candy  
This Was No Common Garden Caterpillar

This Was No Common Garden Caterpillar

If you're looking for a common garden caterpillar, the Monarch butterfly caterpillar is not it. The caterpillar is colorful and distinct, with horizontal black, yellow, and white stripes. While that  
When a Gardener’s Soil Fails Her

When a Gardener’s Soil Fails Her

Just like your home is ideally a place to be comfortable and safe, so is a gardener's soil a place for her plants to grow and thrive. A gardener's soil  
Planting Inspiration In A Tin Can

Planting Inspiration In A Tin Can

There's no end to the places we can find gardening and planting inspiration. For me, sometimes it's a good meal that includes a variety of vegetable that I'm not familiar  
The Joy of Not Gardening for Life

The Joy of Not Gardening for Life

I love gardening, and it's easy to imagine that I'll be gardening for life. Gardening gives us a chance to commune with nature, grow our own food, and grow our  
A New Commandment: Love Thy Garden

A New Commandment: Love Thy Garden

Let me start by saying that I'm not a religious scholar. Still, it doesn't take a scholar to understand that many of the major world religions have a set of  
The Welcome of Farmhouse Flowers

The Welcome of Farmhouse Flowers

I've always found wildflowers and farmhouse flowers to be some of the most beautiful sights, if for no other reason than the brilliant array of colors. Sunshine yellow, deep purple,