Tag Archives: Gardening

Berry Wonderful

It’s a sunny January afternoon here in Austin, a clear and cool fifty four degrees. My garden is still confused from the warmer days of seventy degrees last week. Roses, narcissus, mums and cyclamen are happily blooming even though most … Continue reading

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Garden Show Magic

What would you invent if you could create a world and play inside it for a weekend? This magical place would only exist for two days and then disappear completely on Monday, leaving only a fond memory. How much work … Continue reading

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A Season Of Dreams

My winter kitchen is filled with fruit trees. The falling temperatures beckon a seasonal folly involving my rolling their heavy containers across the patio, over the threshold and positioning them along the large western facing windows. All of this must … Continue reading

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Tidying Up

There is always something to do in a garden. Leaves fall, plants blow over, branches grow tangled and a myriad of small challenges seem to appear every day. This is why gardeners have green thumbs. It’s not that we have … Continue reading

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Refuse To Grow Up

“There are many tired gardeners but I’ve seldom met old gardeners. I know many elderly gardeners but the majority are young at heart. Gardening simply does not allow one to be mentally old, because too many hopes and dreams are … Continue reading

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