Tag Archives: Labors of Love

A Rose By Any Other Name

“In my garden, the rose opened, but I was too much in a hurry and passed it by. Love remembered me and said, I will make a rose bloom in your heart. Today, I will remember, my body is the … 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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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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The Gift

“The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

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Tending Your Garden

Ask any gardener how much effort they have to put into their beloved plot, and I bet they will tell you that there was more that they could have done. When it comes to our gardening chores, it seems there … 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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