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the garden

In the gray morning, I watched an otter swimming in the clear water by the mermaid statue on my way to work. Sleek and playful in the small, lapping waves, it made me wish for summer beach days. 131 more words


The Versatility of The Container Garden

There are many advantages to getting involved in container gardening. Space saving and versatility are probably two of the biggest advantages. Many people live in apartments, condos, or in homes with very little yard space. 247 more words


Greenery of Spring in the PNW

“Spring has returned.
The Earth is like a child
that knows poems.”
-Rainer Maria Rilke


“The clearest way into the Universe
is through a forest wilderness.”
-John Muir


Discovering the Chocolate Bean at the U.S. Botanic Garden

I was downtown last week for a meeting and took time to wander around the U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG). I took many photos of which I will share later but wanted to mention one of the many important reasons why people should support their public gardens and conservatories. 342 more words