It wasn’t so much that I was wondering what I was looking at. It was, after all, raining out, and, when it rains, magical things happen, especially in my garden. The plants come alive. They reach up to the sky …

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I forgot about them, which I’m really, really embarrassed to say. I just forgot them. And that means I almost killed them. Last summer sometime, I put two of my houseplants, together, up on the very top shelf. At the …

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The garden is now completely filled, planted, and ready to grow. Every square inch has been taken up with a cast of characters, as diverse and unique as a Cirque du Soleil show. The stage is set, the music cued, …

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This year, in my new garden, the strawberry plants enticed me with the thoughts of their delicious, juicy, red berries. They sang in my ears in their sweet sing-song voices as I planned the garden telling me – “this year …

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