When I spend my days in the company of birds and plants and earthworms, I am replenished. My gaze softens…my heart expands. The politics of nature...Read More
For years, I have labored with a non-existent landscaping budget to turn our raw land into a luscious garden, which has meant purchasing small plants that take years to grow to scale, as well as appreciatively accepting generous gifts from gardening friends.
I’ve been extremely grateful for whatever plants I’ve had the pleasure of tending, celebrating every arrival with unbridled joy only fellow plant enthusiasts can truly appreciate. However, the garden has always looked somewhat unfinished—and not in one of those charming the-garden-is-always-a-work-in-process kind of ways, but more of a hmmmm, this-has-potential-but-seems-a-little-sparse-and-hodgepodge way...Read More