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If There Could Be Heaven in Southern California. .

Three things I love are books, art, and nature. If there were a cool library on the island of Kauai, with an art gallery featuring modern and impressionist art, on my own private beach, I would never actually leave that spot.   369 more words

A look of disapproval

I get the look from my wife, a lot. This week, a few packages of plants ordered through the winter have been delivered. Often, I’m able to grab and plant these without witnesses, but this week was cold and windy, so I was caught in the act. 557 more words

My Garden

March Hare Gazes at the ...erm, Snow

The original forecast for our area of merely a few lights snow showers yesterday morning seemed to change from hour to hour and resulted in periodic blustery heavy snow showers all day and a return of that bitterly cold NE wind. 244 more words


Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #23 Kamishibai, the art of story telling

This weekend I love to challenge you to create a haibun, be the storyteller like Basho, Of course this is a challenge so there are a few rules: 149 more words

Purple's Home

"Zen Mountain" Garden Primer and so it begins

A garden Primer..

Stick sh*tte in the ground… If it grows , you’re gud.

For those of us that don’t have perfect conditions it takes a wee bit more effort. 4,561 more words

Sunday Post

My Friend the Crow

Slowly the spring is coming and my friend the crow came for a pizza party. He has three friends and they all enjoy my garden. I will see them more often now that the snows are melting away. 20 more words

The Gardens in March

As winter draws to a close, gardening has once again become the primary focus in my life. Yesterday’s beautiful sunshine finally gave me some time to start assessing the gardens. 516 more words